A man was sent to hospital in serious condition after being stabbed multiple times early Wednesday, according to Toronto EMS.
The incident occurred on Lansdowne Avenue just south of Bloor Street around 3 a.m.
The victim, believed to be 49-years-old, was sent to St. Michael’s Hospital.
There has been no word on arrests.
4 held, beaten, threatened
with machete while
responding to Kijiji ad
Police are searching for a
man who forcibly held and
beat four young people while
threatening them with a
machete after they met him
in response to a Kijiji ad.
Police said an 18-year-old man, along with three friends, went to meet another man in the Jane Street and Grandravine Drive area about a car for sale on the website Kijiji on Monday, July 14.
It is alleged that the four met the man in an underground garage and were shown the car before being surrounded by a group of men who appeared quite suddenly.
Someone produced a gun and the four were robbed of all their belongings, stripped and beaten.
During that time they were also forcibly held, beaten with rocks and threatened with a machete.
The men forced the victims to call their friends and family to raise money in order to let them go, but the victims were able to make their escape four hours later and call police.
Alhaji Kabba, 18, of Toronto is wanted for:
• Robbery with a Firearm
• Forcible Confinement
• Assault with a Weapon
• Aggravated Assault
• Fail to Comply Recognizance
He is described as black, 6-1", 180 lbs., with black hair and brown eyes. His photograph has been released and is shown above.
Police are urging the public to call 911 if they see him and not to approach the man as he is considered armed and dangerous.
'Beloved' teacher dead, two
injured in shooting
A man is dead and a man and
woman are in hospital with
serious injuries after they
were wounded in a triple
shooting in Lawrence Heights
early Tuesday morning.
Police were called to the scene outside a low-rise apartment complex at 11 Flemington Rd., near Lawrence Avenue West and Allen Road, shortly after midnight.
Witnesses reported hearing multiple gunshots in short succession coming from the entrance of the building.
31-year-old man, a
22-year-old man and an
18-year-old woman were
rushed to the trauma centre
at Sunnybrook Hospital, each
suffering from gunshot
The 31-year-old man succumbed to his injuries in hospital at around 9:30 a.m. Insp. Tim Crone said the man was a teacher at a local middle school named Abshir Hassan.
In a statement, Toronto District School Board spokeswoman Shari Schwartz-Maltz said that Hassan was "much beloved" supply teacher at Charles H. Best and Lawrence Heights middle schools.
In the hours after the shooting, police searched the area for evidence and canvassed the neighborhood for witnesses. They found several shell casings on the ground near the doorway of the building.
Police said they are looking for multiple suspects based on the number of shots fired, but did not provide further information.
Four men charged after 20
kgs of heroin found at
Four Toronto-area men have
been charged after police
say 20 kilograms of heroin
was discovered concealed in
strings and woven into
carpets that were imported
RCMP say they were contracted by border services officers who discovered the heroin at Pearson International Airport.
Police say they arrested three suspects at a Toronto business on June 20 and arrested a fourth at a Toronto residence.
RCMP say false ID and cash were also seized.
Tajudeen Fanikayode, 52, Saidi Sanni Olufeko, 38, and Peter Ajiri, 34, all of Toronto, along with Akeem Onaola, 46, of Mississauga, are charged with importing drugs into Canada, possession for the purpose of trafficking and conspiracy.
They are being held in custody and police say more charges are pending.
Stabbing at Bloor and Lansdowne sends 1 man to hospital