Trevor Seraphine, 17, died in the early hours of Saturday morning.
Seraphine was originally from St. Lucia, but came to Canada in search of a better life.
His sister has told CBC News that police informed her that his death may have been the result of a mistaken identity.
Police are seeking two suspects in connection with the killing of the Toronto teenager.
Click on the video to see a full report from the CBC's Michelle Cheung.