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Toronto police charge 2 men in connection with fatal east-end shooting

WATCH ABOVE: A man has been pronounced dead after a daytime shooting in Toronto's east end. Shallima Maharaj has the latest. (Feb. 12)

Toronto police have charged two men in connection with the fatal shooting of 25-year-old Dean Howlett in an east-end Toronto building.

Police said officers responded to sound of gunshots at 4111 Lawrence Avenue East on Tuesday, just before 3 p.m.

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Officers arrived on scene and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.

On Friday, police said Naod Tsegazab, 22, of Toronto was charged with second-degree murder. Joseph Carlton Bryan, 21, of Toronto was charged with accessory after the fact.

READ MORE: Man dead after shooting in east-end Toronto

Both men are scheduled to appear in a Toronto court on Friday.

The incident marked the city’s seventh homicide of 2019.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

Dean Howlett, 25, was fatally shot in east-end Toronto on Tuesday.
Dean Howlett, 25, was fatally shot in east-end Toronto on Tuesday. Toronto police handouts