Second suspect in custody after fatal Midtown shooting
Police are investigating a shooting in Summerhill. (CTV News/Peter Muscat)
Published Tuesday, April 6, 2021 3:27PM EDT
Another arrest has been made in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in Midtown in January.
Sirac Tesfay, 23, was killed and a 27-year-old woman was also injured following a shooting in a laneway near Yonge Street and Summerhill Avenue at around 8 p.m. on Jan. 29
Tesfay was pronounced dead at the scene and the female victim suffered life-threatening injuries but survived the attack.
Henok Mesgena, a 20-year-old Toronto resident, was subsequently arrested in connection with the homicide and on Tuesday, police confirmed that a second suspect is now in custody.
In a news release, Toronto police said 20-year-old Lee-Davis Rurimirije was arrested and charged today.
He has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.
Police are asking anyone with additional information about the deadly shooting to contact investigators.