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Homicide #18/2017,
Leonard Pinnock, 33,
Media advisory,
Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 2:30 p.m.,
Headquarters, media gallery,
News conference

Broadcast time: 12:13
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

13 Division

Case #: 2017-704097

On Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 2:30 p.m., in the media gallery at headquarters, Homicide Detective Sergeant Joyce Schertzer will update the media on the investigation into Homicide #18/2017.

Police have recovered what they believe to be valuable evidence, including a firearm, in this investigation.


On Friday, April 21, 2017, at 9:30 p.m., police were called to the Dufferin Street and Bowie Avenue area for a sound of gunshots.

Emergency personnel arrived and found a man with apparent injuries. He was pronounced at the scene.

It is reported that:

- the victim, who has been identified as Leonard Pinnock, 33, of Hamilton, was sitting in his car waiting for a friend

- he was shot by an unknown person while still in his vehicle

- several suspects were seen fleeing the area

Residents in the area of Caledonia Road to the west, Dufferin Street to the east, Eglinton Avenue to the south and Castlefield Avenue to the north are asked to check their backyards for any discarded items that do not belong to them, for example, keys, cell phones, or any item that might typically be carried in a pocket.

Further, anyone who might have home-security video or dash-cam video of the incident, or any suspects, is asked to contact police.


The news conference will be available on TOC and will be live-streamed.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Joyce Schertzer, Homicide