Abdiqani Abshir, 24
Broadcast time: 14:49
Thursday, May 25, 2017
Case #: 2017-904599
On Monday, May 23, 2017, at approximately 11:45 p.m., police responded to a call for a man who had been shot in the Cavell Avenue/Pape Avenue area.
It is alleged that:
- emergency services located a man in the Gerrard Street East/Logan Avenue area with gunshot wounds
- he was taken to hospital where he was pronounced
- while investigating the crime scene, a second crime scene was discovered at 96 Cavell Avenue
- at this second scene, police found a deceased woman
The man has been identified as Abdiqani Abshir, 24, of Toronto. A post-mortem examination determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound.
The investigation into the woman's death is ongoing. Her identity will not be released at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.
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Constable Victor Kwong, Corporate Communications, for Detective Rob North, Homicide