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Homicides #44/2017 and #45/2017,
Cherry Street and Polson Street area

Broadcast time: 09:42
Sunday, October 1, 2017

51 Division

Case #: 2017-1778161

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 3:12 a.m., police responded to a shooting in the Cherry Street and Polson Street area.

It is reported that:

- two men had been shot

- officers arrived and located one man without vital signs

- he was pronounced at the scene

- a second man was found with life-threatening injuries

- he was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries

Investigators must notify next-of-kin before they are able to identify the deceased.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-5100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, 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 Allyson Douglas-Cook, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Tim Gallant, Homicide