TORONTO – Toronto police have charged a 17-year-old boy with manslaughter in the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy in the Jane Street and Finch Avenue West area.
The suspect’s name can’t be released under the provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act.
Police have released the identity of the victim. He has been identified as St. Aubyn Rodney.
Rodney was shot in the bedroom of an apartment at 40 Turf Grassway on Monday evening. He died in hospital on Tuesday.
Police said a man and a second youth were arrested at the same time as the suspect, but they’re facing charges unrelated to Rodney’s death.
The homicide investigation is ongoing.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).