On January 30th, 1996, at approximately 7:30 p.m., the deceased Mr. Ali Henry attended a pickup basketball game at Kingsview Junior School, situated at 1 York Road in the City of Etobicoke. Ali Henry was a late addition to a team comprised of youth from the Willowridge Road and Eglinton Avenue West area. The other team was of similar compilation.
After a controversial foul call, heated arguments erupted and continued throughout the evening. Ali Henry was not involved in the initial confrontation nor did he participate in the aftermath.
After the games were completed at approximately 7:30 p.m. some members of Ali Henry’s team initiated a confrontation with a youth from the other team.
These team members severely assaulted the youth and then fled the scene. Ali Henry was leaving the school sometime during or perhaps as the aforementioned event was concluding when he was confronted by a group of youths and stabbed.
He died as a result of the stabbing.
The investigation is ongoing.