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Shooting investigation with multiple victims,
Keele Street and Finch Avenue West area,
Update,
Man Wanted,
Matthew Costain, 34



Broadcast time: 13:00
Friday, September 6, 2019

31 Division
416-808-3100

Case #: 2019-1474276


The Toronto Police Service is seeking the public's assistance locating a man wanted in a shooting investigation.

On Monday, August 5, 2019, at approximately 2 a.m., police responded to multiple reports of a shooting inside a nightclub located in the Finch Avenue West and Keele Street area.

- as a result of the shooting, 4 individuals sustained gunshot wounds

- one victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries and three of the victim’s wounds were non-life threatening

The Toronto Police Service West Command Gun Violence Suppression Unit commenced an investigation.

Matthew Costain, 34, of Toronto, is wanted in connection to this investigation. He is described as 6', 245 lbs. He is bald and may have a beard.

He is wanted for:

1) Possess Load Firearm
2) Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm without Holding a License
3) Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm knowingly without Holding a License
4) Careless Storage of a Firearm
5) two counts of Discharge Firearm with Intent
6) two counts of Aggravated Assault
7) three counts of Possess Firearm while Prohibited
9) Breach of Probation


As previously reported:

On Saturday, August 10, 2019, a Criminal Code search warrant was executed at an address in the Jane Street and Lawrence Ave West area.

Kenniel Lloyd McLennon, 30, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with:

1. Possess Restricted or Prohibited Firearm Knowingly not Holding Licence and Registration Certificate
2. Knowingly Manufacture Firearm
3. Knowingly Manufacture Ammunition
4. Use Firearm Carelessly
5. Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public Peace
6. Carry Concealed Weapon
7. Careless Storage of Firearm
8. Careless Storage of Ammunition

He was scheduled to appear in court at 2201 Finch Avenue West, on Monday, August 12, 2019, at 10 a.m.


Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-3100, 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 Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Taylor, West Command Gun Violence Suppression Unit




Shooting investigation with multiple victims,
Keele Street and Finch Avenue West area,
Update,
Man Wanted,
Matthew Costain, 34



Matthew Costain, 34,
Wanted in shooting investigation
Above: Matthew Costain, 34, Wanted in shooting investigation