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Homicide #29/2019,
Danzig Street and Morningside Avenue,
Jaydin Simpson,

Broadcast time: 15:20
Sunday, June 30, 2019

43 Division

Case #: 2019-1198026

On Thursday, June 27, 2019, at 11:33 p.m., officers responded to a call for a shooting in the Danzig Street and Morningside Avenue area.

Officers located a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

He has been identified as Jaydin Simpson, 17, of Toronto.

A post-mortem examination was scheduled for Saturday, June 29, 2019. Cause of death was determined to be from gunshots.

There were crowds of people present in the area when this shooting occurred. The police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying those responsible for his murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, 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 David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Munish Dhoum, Homicide