Thursday, July 28, 2011
Homicide #25-Shawn Charles
Canada Day, July 1. Another black man lost his life. 39 year old Shawn Charles was stabbed to death at a community BBQ in Scarborough in the VP and Eglinton area.
Around 6:15pm on Canada, Charles attempted to break up a fight on the basketball court and was stabbed in the process. Shawn was known as a "good guy"
The stabbing has a community scared with single mothers looking for new apartments due to the violence that has been recently going on in the community.
Police have charged Anthony Campbell (left) with second-degree murder. He surrendered on July 4.