Saturday, February 16, 2019

Police homicides by the numbers

Police officers across the country handle some of the most dangerous situations in our society on a daily basis. Since 1975, a total of 284 police officers have died on the job. Of these, 101 were homicide victims, while 88 were killed in vehicle accidents. (CBC)

16-year-old arrested after man shot dead in West end flea market

TORONTO - Toronto police have arrested a 16-year-old in connection with a shooting that left a 65-year-old man dead near Toronto’s Stockyards District on Saturday afternoon. (CTV News)
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  • Man, 65, shot dead at Stockyards flea market
  • Police make arrest in mobster Musitano murder

    HAMILTON - Police have made an arrest in the May 2017 slaying of Hamilton mobster Angelo Musitano and a York Region woman believed to have been killed by the same gunman two months earlier. (Hamilton Spectator)
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  • Ontario police make arrest in high-profile gangland murders
  • Hells Angels assassin turned informant makes 2nd attempt at parole

    MONTREAL - At his first Parole Board of Canada hearing in December 2016, Stéphane "Godasse" Gagné recognized the harm he did as a drug dealer and assassin for the Hells Angels, apologizing to the two daughters of the prison guard he killed. (CBC)

    Man shot to death near South Keys mall ion Ottawa

    OTTAWA - Police have identified the victim of the South Keys Shopping Centre shooting death as Yonis Barkhadle, 27, of Ottawa. Barkhadle was found in the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds. (Ottawa Citizen)

    One dead in shooting at North Las Vegas high school

    LAS VEGAS - The North Las Vegas Police Department reports that one person has been killed on school grounds at Canyon Springs High School, near Alexander Road and 5th Street. (KSNV)

    New documents reveal police efforts to solve mystery of Toronto’s missing gay men

    TORONTO - A dead body in a steam bath on New Year’s Day, a man claiming to be a cannibal, officers sneaking into a house and cloning computer hard drives and a GPS tracker secretly hidden by detectives on a suspect’s vehicle are among the tantalizing — but ultimately fruitless — early leads Toronto police chased in the years before Bruce McArthur was charged with killing eight men linked to the city’s gay village. (National Post)

    Bodies found bound together in Hudson River were two missing sisters

    NEW YORK - Two bound-together bodies that washed up on shore along the Hudson River in New York City have been identified as missing sisters from Virginia. (CTV)

    Man killed, woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - A man was killed and a woman was injured in a double shooting downtown overnight on Wednesday, according to Toronto police. (CBC)

    Man shot dead outside Ancaster home was targeted:Police

    HAMILTON - A Hamilton real estate agent murdered on his doorstep late Thursday may have been collateral damage in a gangland settling of accounts. (Toronto Sun)
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  • Public slayings meant to send a message: Police
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