toronto streetcar shooting
"I just watched someone's son get killed."
The family of Sammy Yatim, the 18-year-old gunned down during a confrontation with Toronto police nearly a year ago, has
Less than four weeks after Toronto police Const. James Forcillo allegedly shot 18-year-old Sammy Yatim, the Ontario Special
A statement issued Monday from Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit says the actions of Const. James Forcillo in the downtown
This week saw Toronto trying to make sense of the fatal shooting by police of a knife-wielding 18-year-old man, Sammy Yatim, on an empty streetcar. Most of us look at the video of the incident and think: How did this happen? The officers would have had ample time to fire had Yatim come at them with the knife, so why do nine shots appear to have been discharged before he came anywhere near them? Surely a failure to obey a police order (Yatim was told repeatedly to drop the knife and did not comply) cannot be considered reasonable grounds for letting loose with a hail of bullets.
"It's fine to demand answers but there is a period of time that is required for due process to occur," Syd Gravel, a retired
Amateur videos circulating of Sammy Yatim's death over the weekend have been parsed by the public and experts, but many questions
Sammy Yatim was holding a knife when he ordered people not to leave a Toronto streetcar, says a young man who used a bicycle
The fatal shooting of Sammy Yatim near downtown Toronto's Trinity Bellwoods Park — an incident captured by amateur video
Shocking new enhanced video of the shooting of Sammy Yatim on a Toronto streetcar early Saturday morning is prompting angry