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Two arrested and two wanted in Attempt Murder investigation,
Jane Street and Queens Drive area



Broadcast time: 12:10
Thursday, April 11, 2019

12 Division
416-808-1200

Case #: 2019-638800


The Toronto Police Service requests the public's assistance with an Attempt Murder investigation.

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at approximately 11:15 a.m., officers responded to a call for a Shooting in the Jane Street and Queens Drive area.

It is alleged that:

- two groups of people encountered each other in a convenience store

- both groups brandished guns and there was an exchange of gunfire

- one group fled in a car

- they struck another uninvolved vehicle head on

- they all fled on foot discarding a firearm nearby

- the firearm was recovered by officers

- the other group fled the scene in a dark colored car

Occupants of the uninvolved vehicle received minor injuries.

Cosmo James, 34, of Toronto, has been arrested. He is charged with:

1. two counts of Attempt Murder
2. Possess Loaded Firearm
3. Possess Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a License
4. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Without a Licence
5. Occupy Motor Vehicle with Firearm
6. four counts of Breach of Prohibition Order

Nathaniel Grant, 34, of Toronto, has been arrested. He is charged with:

1. Possess Loaded Firearm
2. Possess Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a License
3. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Without a Licence
4. Occupy Motor Vehicle with Firearm
5. four counts of Breach of Prohibition Order

They appeared in court at Toronto West court on Thursday, April 11, 2019, at 10 a.m., in room 206.

Investigators have identified two other suspects.

Dwight John, 22, of Toronto, is now wanted for:

1. three counts of Attempt Murder
2. Possess Loaded Firearm
3. Possess Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a License
4. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Without a Licence
5. Occupy Motor Vehicle with Firearm
6. Fail to Comply with Recognizance
7. Possess Firearm Obtained by Crime

Malik Christie, 20, of Toronto, is wanted for:

1. Possess Loaded Firearm
2. Possess Prohibited Firearm Without Holding a License
3. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly Without a Licence
4. Occupy Motor Vehicle with Firearm
5. Fail to Comply with Recognizance
6. Possess Firearm Obtained by Crime

They are believed to be violent, armed and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1200, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Constable Farhan Khan, North-West Command Gun Violence Suppression Unit




Two arrested and two wanted in Attempt Murder investigation,
Jane Street and Queens Drive area



Dwight John, 22,
Wanted in Attempt Murder investigation
Above: Dwight John, 22, Wanted in Attempt Murder investigation




Two arrested and two wanted in Attempt Murder investigation,
Jane Street and Queens Drive area



Malik Christie, 20,
Wanted in Attempt Murder investigation
Above: Malik Christie, 20, Wanted in Attempt Murder investigation




Two arrested and two wanted in Attempt Murder investigation,
Jane Street and Queens Drive area



Gun recovered in Attempt Murder investigation
Above: Gun recovered in Attempt Murder investigation