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4 suspects charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of 17-year-old in Markham

One man is dead and another person has been taken to hospital after a shooting in Markham, police say. Global News

York Regional Police say four people are facing a second-degree murder charge in connection with the fatal shooting of a teen in Markham in early February.

Police said it was on Feb. 1 at around 6:45 p.m. when officers responded to reports of a shooting on Purple Finch Road near Ninth Line and Highway 407.

A 17-year-old boy was found suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

He was pronounced dead on scene. His identity has not yet been released.

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Another person was transported to a local trauma centre, York Region Paramedics told Global News.

On Thursday, police said four male suspects have been charged in connection with the shooting.

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Isaiah Goodman, 20, Jermain Andrews, 21, Joshua Farmer, 21, and a 17-year-old male are all facing second-degree murder.

Due to the Youth Criminal Justice Act the 17-year-old cannot be named.

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