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Friday, February 18, 2011

Homicide #11-Okene Thompson

Police responded to a shooting last weekend Sunday around Weston Rd and Lawrence and located a victim with a gunshot wound to his head. He was taken to hospital however passed away on Wednesday and the shooting has now been classified as a homicide. This victim as been identified as 20 year old Okene Thompson.

However police have found the suspect and charged him with first degree murder today. Kirk Vernal, 30 years of age will be in court on Tuesday.

Sad Fact, the last 3 homicide victims have been young black men, 20, 21 and 23 years old.