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Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Scarborough shooting, 2nd suspect wanted

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Police say they have charged a man with first-degree murder and are searching for an additional suspect after a shooting killed a teenage boy in east Toronto last weekend.

Police say they are searching for an additional suspect after a shooting killed a teenage boy last weekend

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A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the second suspect, a 29-year-old man who is wanted for first-degree murder, after Toronto police say a teenager was killed in shooting in Scarborough Saturday. (Darek Zdzienicki/CBC)

Police say they responded to a report of a shooting following an altercation in the Scarborough area last Saturday shortly before 2 p.m.

They say the 16-year-old victim was found at a hospital and pronounced dead.

Toronto police have identified the victim as Kayelin Rider-Downey of Toronto.

Police say there were two shooters involved, and one fled on foot and the other in a vehicle.

They say one suspect, a 45-year-old man, was arrested and faces a first-degree murder charge.

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for the second suspect, a 29-year-old man who is wanted for first-degree murder.

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Toronto police have identified the victim as Kayelin Rider-Downey of Toronto. (Toronto Police Service)

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