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Homicide #37/2018,
Yonge-Dundas Square,
Israel Edwards, 18,
17-year-boy arrested

Broadcast time: 14:00
Friday, September 28, 2018

52 Division

Case #: 2018-979942

On Wednesday, May 30, 2018, at 11:09 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting near Yonge-Dundas Square.

See previous release.

On Thursday, September 27, 2018, a 17-year-old boy, of Toronto, was arrested.

He is charged with:

1. Second Degree Murder
2. Attempt Murder
3. Possession of a Restricted Firearm

He is scheduled to appear in court at 311 Jarvis, on Friday, September 28, 2018, at 9 a.m., in room 1.

The boy cannot be named under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.

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Katrina Arrogante, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Michael Patterson, Homicide