Police make two arrests in New Year’s Eve murder of teenager in Brampton, Ont.


BRAMPTON, Ont. — Police west of Toronto say they’ve arrested a man and a woman in the murder of a teenager on New Year’s Eve.

Peel Regional Police say 17-year-old Jordan Henry was shot to death just before midnight at a home in Brampton, Ont.

They say they’ve arrested 22-year-old Zakaria Hassan of Hamilton and charged him with first-degree murder.

Investigators also arrested Rukhshar Wahab, a 20-year-old woman from Kitchener, Ont., and have charged her with being an accessory after the fact.

They say the two are being held for a bail hearing and are scheduled to appear in court on Friday.

Police say they’re still attempting to identify any more suspects and are asking for people with information.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 3, 2020.

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