The suspect is a 20-year-old man who was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with four premeditated murders and one attempted murder.
On the evening of Sunday, June 6, four members of a Muslim family were killed in an attack and one child was injured “Premeditated” Local police said on Monday (June 7) that a man was driving a van in a town in southern Ontario.
The suspect is a 20-year-old man who was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with four counts of premeditated and attempted murder. “There is evidence that this is a premeditated and planned behavior out of hatred. We believe that the victims are Muslims because they are Muslims.”According to Paul White, an investigator at the London Police Department, the attack occurred on Sunday night.
“This is a massacre against Muslims, Responded to Ed Holder, Mayor of London. This unspeakable level of hatred will make us question our identity as a city. ” The City of London Police said the victims were two women aged 74 and 44, a 46-year-old man and a 15-year-old teenager. The fifth member of the family, 9 years old, was hospitalized in serious condition.
“We understand that this incident will cause fear and worry, especially in the Muslim community, in any community that targets hatred.”, Said local police chief Stephen Williams.