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Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Shaquan McLean, now 24, charged,
Alexander Fountain, now 24, wanted,
Photograph released



Broadcast time: 12:10
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Homicide
416-808-7400

Case #: 2017-662074


The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made in a Homicide investigation.

On Monday, November 5, 2018, Shaquan McLean, now 24, was arrested and charged with:

1. Three counts of Attempt Murder

He is scheduled to appear in court at 1911 Eglinton Avenue East, on Tuesday, Nocember 6, 2018, at 10 a.m., in room 412.

It is alleged that:

- on Thursday, April 13, 2017, at approximately 6 p.m., police were called to the Chester Le Boulevard area for a shooting

- three men were outside a residence

- two suspects approached them and began shooting at the three men

- the two suspects fled the area in a vehicle occupied by two other male suspects

Samatar Farah, 24, of Toronto, was identified as the victim of Homicide #15/2017.

A Warrant in the First Instance was issued for Alexander Fountain, now 24, of Toronto. He is wanted for:

1. Three counts of Attempt Murder
2. First-Degree Murder


Police would like to remind members of the public that providing assistance to Alexander Fountain is an offence under the Criminal Code and police will seek the prosecution of anyone who provides assistance to him to evade arrest. The offence is called Accessory after the Fact and is punishable by up to 14 years in prison.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Shankaran, Homicide




Homicide #15/2017,
Samatar Farah, 24,
Update,
Shaquan McLean, now 24, charged,
Alexander Fountain, now 24, wanted,
Photograph released



Alexander Fountain, now 24, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder and First-Degree Murder
Above: Alexander Fountain, now 24, wanted for three counts of Attempted Murder and First-Degree Murder