Two men charged, third sought in fatal daylight shooting in Mississauga, Ont.

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Police say two people with links to organized crime have been arrested in connection with a daylight shooting in Mississauga, Ont., that killed a member of the Hell's Angels biker gang this week.

Investigators said Thursday that a Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a third person, and there may be other suspects.

"I want to assure the community that we will not tolerate this type of violence in our community," Peel regional police interim Chief Chris McCord said in a statement. "I am pleased to say two arrests have been made and both suspects are believed to members of organized crime."

Police said the "brazen" shooting took place around 11:20 a.m. Monday morning in the parking lot of a gym.

Thirty-two-year-old Michael Deabaitua-Schulde, of Mississauga, was found at the scene and died from his injuries in hospital, they said.

Deabaitua-Schulde was a member of the Hell's Angels' Niagara chapter and was known to police, they said.

The attack was targeted, police said, though the motive for the shooting remains under investigation.

Police say two suspects — 28-year-old Marckens Vilme and 26-year-old Jonathan Martinez-Reyes — were arrested Wednesday night in Montreal.

Vilme is charged with first-degree murder and Martinez-Reyes with accessory after the fact.

Another man, 38-year-old Joseph Pallotta of Montreal, is still at large and sought on a first-degree murder charge.

Police say he is believed to be armed and dangerous and should not be approached.

The investigation continues.

The Canadian Press

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