Toronto police say a 16-year-old boy has been charged with first-degree murder after a shooting in the city’s east end last month.
Police were called to an apartment complex in the area of Victoria Park Boulevard and Finch Avenue around 1:40 p.m. on July 4.
The victim, 43-year-old Andre Charles, was found in a parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds and was rushed to hospital where he died.
Last week, police announced they charged 21-year-old Toronto resident Shamar Bailey with first-degree murder in relation to the shooting and on Tuesday, officers released an updated statement announcing that a 16-year-old Toronto boy was arrested and charged with the same offence.
The boy cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Police said 21-year-old Kwami Garrwood is still wanted for first-degree murder in connection with the shooting. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.