Sister of victim shot in Junction Triangle pleads for end to gun violence

The sister of 22-year-old Jerome Belle who was gunned down in Junction Triangle a neighbourhood in Ontario, Canada is making the plea to end gun violence. 

She said she has been deal with the plague of gun violence for many years and that it needs to come to an end.

Her brother Belle Jerome Belle was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds in the area of Randolph and Perth avenues shortly before 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday.

Det.-Sgt. Rob North told reporters on Tuesday that the deadly shooting is believed to be a targeted attack.

“I’ve been dealing with gun violence personally for 15 years now and it’s crazy that this morning I had to tell my kids that their uncle was killed,” the deceased sister Cherelle Kent was quoted as telling CTV News. 

Kent said people need to come together to protect these individuals.

“It has to stop. If we don’t stop as a community, it will never stop. There is just no reason why parents need to be burying their own kids, there’s no reason,” she reportedly said. 

 “He loved my kids like they were his own kids. He was just a very respectable, loving person.”