Boys, 16 and 19, charged in fatal shooting of 44-year-old man

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

a man wearing a suit and tie: Dwayne McMillan, 44, was fatally shot near York University Heights on Oct. 2. He’s the city’s 82nd homicide victim this year.

Toronto police charged a 16-year-old and a 19-year-old for the murder of Dwayne McMillan, the city’s 82nd homicide victim.

McMillan was found at Keele St. and Steeles Ave. West on Oct. 2 with no vital signs after police responded to a shooting call at around 9:36 p.m. Paramedics attempted to resuscitate him but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said they arrested Jahnoye Carpenter, a 19-year-old male from Toronto, for one count of second degree murder and one count of arson.

A 16-year-old boy was also arrested at the same time on the same charges. He cannot be identified in accordance with the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

McMillan’s friend Casey Milligan, who worked with him for two years at a security job, said he was an “one of the nicest guys” he’s ever met.

“He was polite and very respectful and would always listen well, engaging in conversation,” said Milligan. “He was truly a gentleman.”

Both suspects set to appear in court at Finch Ave. West on Friday at 10 a.m.

Premila D’Sa is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @premila_dsa

Source: The Toronto Star


About Author

Mawuena Emmanuel is a Tech entrepreneur and a student. Mawuena is the founder of Violetfirms, LLC ( and 2 other most promising startups. Am also a blogger and a contributor. He is also the Head of IT for Aim Higher Africa owned by Peace Hyde. He is currently the social media strategist for Akwaaba UK. And the Webmaster for Dj Mensah( Am also a software developer which got me nominated for the student software developer of year which I won at the Ghana Tertiary Awards 2016

Comments are closed.