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Homicide #63/2021,
John Garland Boulevard and Martin Grove Road area,
Man arrested and charged with First Degree Murder,
Salah Abukar, 26

Broadcast time: 07:07
Date: Wednesday, October 13, 2021
Unit: 23 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1874352

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

On Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 11:57 p.m., officers attended a call for a stabbing in the John Garland Boulevard and Martin Grove Road area.

See previous release.

It is alleged that:

- officers arrived and located a man suffering from a stab wound

- he was taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries

The victim has been identified as Khalid Jama, 26, of Etobicoke.

Salah Abukar, 26, of Toronto, has been arrested and charged with:

1. First Degree Murder

He will appear in court, on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at 2201 Finch Ave West, room 206, by video.

He has been remanded in custody.

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 or Google Play.

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Constable Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Keri Fernandes, Homicide