News Release header


Homicide #60/2018,
Martin Grove Road and John Garland Boulevard,
Andre Phoenix, 33,
Media advisory,
Wednesday, October 10, 2018, 10:30 a.m.,
Headquarters, media gallery,
News conference

Broadcast time: 06:00
Wednesday, October 10, 2018


Case #: 2018-1508181

On Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 10:30 a.m., in the media gallery at headquarters, Homicide Detective Jeffery Tavares will update the media on the investigation into Homicide #60/2018.


On Wednesday, August 15, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., a man was in the plaza located at 1701 Martin Grove Road.

It is reported:

- the man was walking within the lot of the plaza

- a light-coloured four-door sedan approached the man

- an occupant from the vehicle fired multiple gunshots at the man

- the man was struck by the gunfire and collapsed in the parking lot

- the sedan fled the scene, and was last seen travelling westbound on John Garland Boulevard

- police arrived on scene and immediately commenced lifesaving first-aid

- the man was taken to hospital via emergency run, where he succumbed to his injures and was pronounced

The man has been identified as Andre Phoenix, 33, of Toronto.


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

Family will be also be present.

Please note that, for the safety of employees and visitors, all persons entering Toronto Police Service headquarters must go through security screening. You are not required to submit to screening. You may leave at any time but, if you do not consent to this screening, you will be denied entry. Thank you for your cooperation.

For more news, visit

Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeffery Tavares, Homicide