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2 teens arrested in Etobicoke shooting death of 29-year-old man

Last Updated Feb 22, 2019 at 12:38 pm EDT

Jonathan Gayle-West, 29, of Oshawa, was killed in a shooting near Islington Avenue and Dixon Road in Etobicoke on Dec. 12, 2018. HANDOUT/Toronto Police Service

Two 18-year-olds have been charged with murder in connection with the death of 29-year-old Jonathan Gayle-West.

Police were called to the scene of the shooting after reports that a car had struck a tree at Islington Avenue and St. Andrews Boulevard, near Dixon Road, on Dec. 12, 2018.

Gayle-West was found inside the car with apparent gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Wednesday, Samir Adem and Salman Ahmed, both of Toronto, were arrested in connection with the shooting.

They are both charged with second-degree murder and appeared in court on Thursday.

The 29-year-old, known to friends as Jonny Gayle, worked for several sports stations in Canada, including CityNews’s sister station Sportsnet.