Canada Toronto police identify one of the suspects in deadly Queen St. shooting

15:06  12 july  2018
15:06  12 july  2018 Source:   thestar.com

Vigil honours Ernest 'Kosi' Modekwe, 1 of 2 killed in downtown Toronto shooting

  Vigil honours Ernest 'Kosi' Modekwe, 1 of 2 killed in downtown Toronto shooting Dozens of people gathered in an Etobicoke park during Canada Day fireworks on Sunday night to remember the life of one of two men killed in a weekend shooting in downtown Toronto. Ernest "Kosi" Modekwe, a 28-year-old also known as Koba Prime by those in Toronto's music scene, died in hospital on Saturday night after a shooting on Queen Street West, near Peter Street. Jahvante Smart, the 21-year-old rapper known as Smoke Dawg, was also killed, while a woman injured amid the chaos is recovering in hospital.

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a man looking at the camera: Toronto police are looking for 22-year-old Abdulkadir Handule (pictured) in connection to a shooting on Queen St. that killed rapper Smoke Dawg (Jahvante Smart) and Koba Prime (Ernest Modekwe), a member of Toronto hip-hop collective Prime.© Provided by Katrina Arrogante Toronto police are looking for 22-year-old Abdulkadir Handule (pictured) in connection to a shooting on Queen St. that killed rapper Smoke Dawg (Jahvante Smart) and Koba Prime (Ernest Modekwe), a member of Toronto hip-hop collective Prime.

Toronto police are looking for a 22-year-old man in connection to the shooting on Queen St. that killed Jahvante Smart, 21, and Ernest (Kosi) Modekwe, 28.

A warrant has been issued for Abdulkadir Handule, who is wanted for two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder.

Police said they were called to the area of Queen and Peter Sts., east of Spadina Ave., just before 8 p.m. Saturday June 30, after reports of multiple shots fired.

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When emergency services arrived, they found one man without vital signs and later located two other victims, a man and a woman, on the street near Cube nightclub. All were rushed to hospital.

Jahvante Smart, 21, and Ernest (Kosi) Modekwe, 28, both of Toronto, died of their injuries. The woman is expected to recover.

Smart was a popular Toronto rapper known as Smoke Dawg, and Modekwe — who went by Koba Prime — was a member of hip-hop collective Prime. GoFundMe campaigns have been created for both men to support their families and offset the costs of their funerals.

A second person is also wanted for the shooting. Police said he is a young person and his name cannot be released.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at (416) 222-8477.

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