‘I’ll be broken forever’: Toronto security guard remembered at sentencing for pot dispensary shooting – Toronto Star
“As long as I’m around no one will ever hurt you,” Dwayne McMillan, 44, would tell his little sister Krysta Cooke. He encouraged her dreams of being a star soccer player — just as he proudly cheered on his football-player sons.
“He made me feel like I was born to be great, that I could do whatever I wanted to do in this life,” she said.
But on the night of Oct. 2, 2018, McMillan’s family and friends were robbed of that joyful, unwavering support when four people — two armed with a handgun and rifle — tried to rob a marijuana dispensary in North York, near Keele Street and Steeles Avenue, where McMillan worked as a security guard.
As the four individuals struggled with McMillan, the person with the handgun shot him in the chest, killing him. During the fight, Jahnoye Carpenter, 19 at the time, pointed a rifle directly at McMillan before fleeing after the gunshot. Only Carpenter and another of the robbers, a teen under the age of 18 who cannot be identified under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, were caught — the shooter remains at large.
On Wednesday, Carpenter was sentenced to 10 years in prison for