Toronto Police arrest two men in connection with Bakersfield Street fatal shooting


The Toronto Police arrested two men in connection with a fatal shooting which occurred in Bakersfield Street last Thursday.

The officers arrested David Benjamin, 41, of Toronto, and Leary Hibbert, 41, of Toronto, in connection with the shooting and charged then with First Degree Murder
And Attempt to Commit Murder.

They appeared at Old City Hall Court on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at 10 a.m., via video link.

The incident occurred on Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 3:26 a.m., in a parking lot.

The officers located a man, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Officers commenced life-saving measures

He was transported to hospital by paramedics in life-threatening condition where he was pronounced deceased a short time later

Shortly after the shooting, a man attended a local hospital on his own, where he was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound

Both men had attended a private event prior to the shooting.



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