Man arrested after fatal shooting of 2 artists from Toronto's rap scene

Toronto police say a man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that left two emerging artists dead last summer.

Jahvante Smart, 21, known as Smoke Dawg and Ernest Modekwe, 28, known as Koba Prime, were gunned down in Toronto's Entertainment District in June 2018.

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Police say a woman shot in the same incident is expected to recover.

A warrant was issued for a 22-year-old man and police say he was arrested in Burnaby, B.C., last month on unrelated charges and turned over to police in Toronto.

Investigators say they're still looking for another suspect who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Smart released his first single in 2015 and was on rapper Drake's Boy Meets World tour and Modekwe was the brand manager for a hip-hop collective called Prime.

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