A young Ghanaian man who lives in Toronto, Province of Ontario in Canada has been shot dead by unknown assailants over the weekend,
Identified as Michael Oppong Berchie, the police confirmed the 23-year old man has Ghanaian origin while adding that his death was the eighth incidents out of the nine homicides recorded in the city so far this year.
Eye witnesses told Toronto Police officers that multiple gunshots were heard and a vehicle was seen leaving the scene at a high speed and the deceased was later identified as Michael Oppong Berchie from the city of Brampton.
“Two suspects described as being in all dark clothing were observed fleeing the scene in the suspect vehicle, which is described as a light-colored four-door compact SUV. It was last seen travelling westbound Lawrence Avenue West and then southbound Dufferin Street,” the Toronto Police disclosed as it appealed to the public to help it arrests the suspects.
When the Ontario Provincial government passed the by-law that ordered residents to stay home as Covid-19 safe protocol, it was expected that there would be no crime in the city as the streets went dead.