...you had a beef with somebody... you smashed them lifeless with your car?
-- Yeah... me neither. --
-- TORONTO -- A few hours later, the York University student was dead. He was run down early Saturday by an SUV police say was deliberately driven into him by one of a group of people he and his friends had gotten into an altercation with at the club.**********
Naveen Ariaratnam, 26, a former resident of St. Catharines who was convicted of fire bombing a home in that city, has already been named by police as the alleged driver.
Based on images seized from the cab the group briefly rode in, police claim detectives have identified one passenger as Kim Allen Cacao, 20, of Toronto.
RELATED: Must be Murder Monday
A father came home to find his son shot to death in their River Street townhouse on Monday afternoon, Toronto police say.**********
The shooting was called in about 2:20 p.m. Monday at 124 River St., which is just south of Dundas Street and at the eastern edge of Regent Park.
UPDATE: Shooting victim identified
Police identified Nicholas Yombo as the victim of the city’s 58th homicide of the year on Tuesday. He was 18 years old.**********
Yombo was known to his friends as Frenchie. But he was also known to police. His mugshot, was taken two days after his 18th birthday for theft-related charges. His lengthy rap-sheet also includes drug-related charges.
LAST WORD: Yet another school lockdown...
...must be Tuesday...
East York Collegiate was locked down for about 90 minutes Tuesday morning because of concern about a gunman.
Officers from 54 Division were called to the high school at Coxwell and Cosburn Aves., just south of O'Connor Dr., around 10:30 a.m. to investigate a report of a person armed with a gun, police said.