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Boy, 17, charged in Wexford Heights murder of Daniel Boima

Last Updated Aug 13, 2020 at 6:50 pm EDT

Police search for two suspects following a shooting in the area of Tower Drive and Lawrence Avenue East. CITYNEWS/Ryan Belgrave

Toronto police have charged a 17-year-old boy with second-degree murder after a man was shot to death in Toronto’s Wexford Heights neighbourhood earlier this year.

Police were called to the area of Tower Drive and Brian Avenue near Lawrence Avenue East at around 11 p.m. on May 2, 2020, following reports of shots fired.

Upon arriving on the scene they discovered a victim suffering serious injuries.

The victim was taken to a trauma centre where he died. He was later identified as Daniel Boima, 23, of Toronto.

Toronto police say Daniel Boima, 23, of Toronto, was shot and killed in the Wexford Heights area on May 2, 2020.

On Wednesday, Toronto police executed a search warrant at a residential unit in Scarborough, where they arrested a teen and charged him with Boima’s murder.

The youth, who cannot be named, is scheduled to appear in court on August 12, 2020.

Officers previously arrested a 20-year-old Toronto man in connection with the shooting.

Police say Joshua Johnson was charged with second-degree murder in June.

With files from the Canadian Press