A 13-year-old boy accused of killing a 15-year-old is now charged in connection with an armed robbery.
After an investigation, police say, they charged the teenager Monday with robbery with a firearm, disguise with intent and possession of property over $ 5,000. He is due to appear in court at 311 Jarvis St. Thursday at 10 a.m. via a video link.
The boy is accused of robbing a pharmacy with weapons near Dawes Road and Chapman Avenue on Tuesday, January 18th. Police claim drugs have been stolen.
One day after the robbery, Wednesday 19 January around kl. At 11:30 p.m., a 15-year-old boy was shot dead in a parking garage for apartments in the Gamble Avenue and Pape Avenue area.
The 13-year-old was charged with the murder the following day – Thursday, January 20th.
Police have identified the victim in the shooting as Jordon Carter. He is the city’s eighth homicide victim this year. The accused cannot be named under the Juvenile Delinquency Act.
Officers said they seized two firearms and ammunition in connection with the killing.