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Homicide #17/2021,
35 Trehorne Drive,
Habil Abdilahi Hassan, 21



Broadcast time: 14:20
Date: Sunday, April 4, 2021
Unit: Homicide
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-611765


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a homicide investigation.

On Saturday, April 3, 2021, at 5:40 p.m., police responded to a call for a shooting at 35 Trehorne Drive.

It is reported that:

- at approximately 5:30 p.m., 2 men were in a vehicle driving northbound on Scarlett Road

- another vehicle drove up beside them and the occupants began to shoot at the men

- the victims' vehicle was struck several times by bullets

- the victims drove to 35 Trehorne Drive where 911 was called

- police located two men suffering from gunshot wounds

- one man was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

- one man was transported to hospital and later pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Habil Abdilahi Hassan, 21, of Toronto.

After the shooting, the suspect vehicle was involved in a collision with another vehicle in the Scarlett Road and Dixon Road area.

It is reported that:

- the suspects exited the vehicle and fled on foot

Suspect #1 is described as male, black, 20-25 years, wearing a dark coat and dark pants.

Suspect #2 is described as male, black, 20-25 years, wearing light coloured jeans and a light blue surgical mask.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting to contact them.

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 or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



Constable Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Ted Lioumanis, Homicide




Homicide #17/2021,
35 Trehorne Drive,
Habil Abdilahi Hassan, 21



Homicide #17/2021,
Habil Abdilahi Hassan, 21
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