A reward of $50,000 has been offered by Toronto police for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of the person responsible for the shooting death of an 18 year old near Regent’s Park last year.
Police were called to the scene in the area of Shuter Street and Trefann Street at around 2.44.p.m on October 6th 2014, where Yusuf Ali was found with multiple gunshot wounds.
He was rushed to hospital in a critical condition where he later died of his injuries.
A murder investigation was subsequently launched and several witnesses were interviewed by police however no arrest was made, prompting detectives in the case to request that a reward be offered in an effort to bring those responsible to justice.
According to Det. Sgt. Tam Bui, who led a news conference regarding the case on Tuesday, the suspect is described as being in his 20’s over 6′ tall, lean build, with light-brown skin, wearing all black with a hoodie and gloves and something over his face.
When last seen, he was going northbound on Regent Street.
Police are also seeking information on the car which was used to drop the suspect off on Parliament Street, which according to witnesses and security camera footage from the area is silver in colour and a newer model.
Det. Sgt. Tam Bui also added that he believes there are several witnesses who have not yet come forward and who may have valuable infomation pertaining to the case.
He is urging any witnesses or anyone with information to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).