Man charged with first-degree murder in fatal shooting
Web Staff, cp24.com
Published Friday, February 18, 2011 4:18PM EST
A 30-year-old man is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a Toronto man earlier this week, police say.
Investigators arrested a suspect Friday after the 20-year-old victim, Okene Thompson, died of his injuries in hospital Wednesday.
Thompson was found with a gunshot wound to the head near Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West on Sunday at about 5:30 a.m.
Police say Toronto resident Kirk Vernal is charged with first-degree murder. He is scheduled to appear in court Tuesday morning.