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Canada6 men charged after downtown Toronto shooting following NBA Finals celebrations

16:56  18 june  2019
16:56  18 june  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

Man, 42, dead after shooting in downtown Ottawa; 18-year-old suspect arrested

Man, 42, dead after shooting in downtown Ottawa; 18-year-old suspect arrested OTTAWA — Police say a man has died after he was shot in Ottawa's Byward Market on Friday evening. Ottawa police say officers found 42-year-old Markland Campbell suffering from gunshot wounds on a downtown sidewalk. They say he was taken to hospital, where he died of his injuries. Officers say an 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting, though they did not say what charges he will face. They say officers aren't looking for any other suspects in the case. Police say the accused, who they have not named, will appear in court on Sunday morning.

The shooting happened just hours after thousands of Raptors fans filled the downtown area following Toronto 's win over the Golden State WATCH ABOVE (June 14): Dramatic footage shows Toronto police responding to a shooting during NBA Finals celebrations just hours after thousands

Abdulrahman Abdullahi, 23, of Toronto , is charged with attempted murder, discharging with intent, unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm and ammunition and several other offences.

6 men charged after downtown Toronto shooting following NBA Finals celebrations © Andrew Collins / Global News Toronto police say a man is injured after a shooting at Yonge and Gould streets early Friday morning.

Toronto police have made six arrests following a shooting at Yonge and Gould streets that took place as celebrations for the Raptors' championship win in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors were wrapping up.

Police were patrolling a large crowd on Friday at 4:17 a.m. when shots rang out.

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Investigators said a 19-year-old man became involved in an altercation with another man. Police allege the other man produced a gun, shot the 19-year-old man and continued to shoot even as the man had fallen.

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The 19-year-old man suffered life-threatening injuries and was taken to hospital.

The suspect then fled with a group of friends, according to police. Officers who were very close to the area were able to stop the group and seized guns and drugs, police say.

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Abdulrahman Abdullahi, 23, of Toronto, is charged with attempted murder, discharging with intent, unauthorized possession of a firearm, careless storage of a firearm and ammunition and several other offences.

Also facing multiple charges are 26-year-old Kamal Hassan, 23-year-old Ilyas Riyaleh, 20-year-old Jovane Watson, 21-year-old Zachary Cust and 33-year-old Nathaniel Campbell, all from Toronto.

The six men appeared in court on Monday.

The shooting happened just hours after thousands of Raptors fans filled the downtown area following Toronto's win over the Golden State Warriors in Oakland, Calif. It is still unclear if the shooting was connected to the celebrations.

—With files from Jessica Patton and Nick Westoll

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Police said the incident occurred just before midnight in the area of Yonge and Dundas streets, shortly after the Raptors clinched the NBA title. Tens of thousands of fans took to the streets following the win, with some vandalism to vehicles and businesses reported. READ MORE: 8 men wanted after Toronto police cars damaged during Raptors NBA championship celebrations In this case, officials said a TTC bus was blocking the street in anticipation of the large crowds and a man allegedly jumped on the bus, damaging it. Police described him as 18 or 19 years old, with a slim build and short brown hair.

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