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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Homicide #40-Sheldon Anthony Henry

The newest murder victim is 23 year old Sheldon Henry and he was trying to change. A young black man life’s lost once again and for what? What’s even worse is he was trying to change his life around. He mentored kids in the area and told them to do better for themselves and not go the direction he decided to go. Unfortunately sometimes when you attempt to change your past will always come to haunt you and in this case it ended his life. Sheldon leaves behind two children.

The young man was shot twice in the chest and was already dead when EMS arrived. Sparroways has been known in the past for its violent history but the neighbourhood did a complete 360 in pretty much the last 10-15 years. Residents said the neighbourhood is usually peaceful so this shooting comes as a shock.

Witnesses told police they saw a lone gunman flee the low-rise building's lobby, heading south on a walkway towards Finch.