Man charged with 1st degree murder in Jane Street shooting

Police have charged a 25-year-old man with first-degree murder and attempted murder in relation to the fatal shooting of Olatoyebi Waheed last week.

Olatoyebi Waheed was victim of 'targeted' shooting on Aug. 19

A 25-year-old man is facing a first-degree murder charge and police are looking for another man in connection with a fatal shooting last week. Charged with murder and attempted murder is Franklin Afrifa. He is scheduled to appear in court today.

Olatoyebi Waheed, 24, died of a gunshot wound to the chest on Aug. 19.

A second man, 23, was wounded in the shooting. Police have not released his name.

Police were responding to a call for someone with a gun at around 6:45 p.m. that day in the Eglinton Avenue West and Jane Street area when they found the men shot.

Police are also searching for another suspect, 24-year-old Benard Asante, also known as Benard Kissi. He is described as black, approximately five feet five inches tall and 130 pounds with his hair in cornrows.

Police said he should be considered armed and dangerous.

There were "numerous witnesses" to the shooting and police are asking anyone with additional information to contact them at 416-808-7400, or call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.