Man charged with 2nd-degree murder in Etobicoke homicide

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. File / Global News

Toronto police say a man is facing a second-degree murder charge and another is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant after a man was found dead inside a building in Etobicoke.

Police said they were called to Rexdale Boulevard and Islington Avenue at around 2:46 a.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting.

Officers arrived on scene ​and located a man​ with “obvious injuries​,” say investigators.

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Paramedics​ performed life saving measures, but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police have identified the victim as 24-year-old Andre O’Neil Atkinson of Toronto.

Police have identified the victim as 24-year-old Andre O’Neil Atkinson. Toronto Police / Provided

On Wednesday, police arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with the homicide.

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Jaleem Abdella-Smith has been charged with second degree murder. He is schedule to appear in court on Thursday.

A Canada-wide warrant was also issued for 21-year-old Mohamid Lamin Singateh for accessory after the fact.

On Jan. 30, Singateh was arrested.

Singateh is facing a charge of accessory after the fact.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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