16-year-old faces charges in Danzig Street shooting
Paul Johnston , cp24.com
Published Tuesday, December 4, 2012 3:25PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, December 4, 2012 4:10PM EST
Toronto police have charged a 16-year-old male in connection with the mass shooting on Danzig Street this summer that left two people dead and dozens of others injured.
The youth, who was arrested on Tuesday, is charged with three gun-related offences and one count of threatening death.
The boy, who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, is the fourth person to be charged in connection with the ongoing investigation.
On Nov. 23, police announced that Nahom Tsegazab, 19, had been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the case.
Tsegazab was also charged with attempted murder and 22 counts of aggravated assault.
A day later, on Nov. 24, police said a 17-year-old male was facing a number of charges, including two counts of second-degree murder, in connection with the shooting.
Earlier in November, police charged Shaquan Mesquito, 18, with two counts of first-degree murder for his alleged role in the block party shootout which killed 14-year-old Shyanne Charles and 23-year-old Joshua Yasay.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).