Investigators have made arrests in relation to the sixth homicide of 2019 in Durham Region.
On Thursday, August 1, 2019, at approximately 11:55 p.m., members of Central East Division were called to a townhouse complex on Pentland Street in Oshawa after several shots were fired. An 18-year-old male, Devon PATTEN was located with multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Ramanujan RATNAVEL, age 22, of Toronto and an 18-year-old male of Toronto who was 16-years-old at the time of the offence are charged with First Degree Murder.
Anyone with new information about this homicide is asked to contact Det. Mamers or Det. Alves of the Major Crime Homicide Unit at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5247.
Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.
ORIGINAL MEDIA RELEASE SENT ON AUGUST 2, 2019
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