Teen is Toronto’s first homicide of 2016
TORONTO — Toronto police say a 17-year-old boy is the city’s first homicide victim of 2016. They say Joseph Petit got into a confrontation with two males outside his home in the east end of the city on Monday afternoon. Police allege that one of the males shot Petit after a couple of minutes of conversation. Petit was taken to hospital but died of his injuries on Thursday afternoon. Police are investigating the death and are urging anyone with information to come forward.