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Homicide #32/2019,
82 Peter Street,

Broadcast time: 15:17
Friday, July 5, 2019

52 Division

Case #: 2019-1213308

On Sunday, June 30, 2019, at approximately 2:56 a.m., officers responded to a call for an Unknown Trouble at Orchid Nightclub, 82 Peter Street.

See previous release.

It was further reported that:

- security personnel from Orchid Nightclub responded to the sound of a loud bang heard coming from the men’s washroom of the venue

- there they located a man suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound

- they immediately administered first aid and called 9-1-1

Police and paramedics transported him to hospital via emergency run. He later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The victim has been identified as Jordan Armstrong, 33, of Toronto.

Staff and security at the venue have been participatory and forthcoming in cooperating with the police investigation.

Homicide investigators are requesting to speak to patrons of Orchid Nightclub who were present inside after 2:30 a.m. as well as those patrons who had contact with Mr. Armstrong prior to his death.

Investigators also are urging any patrons of Orchid Nightclub to come forward with information, photographs and/or videos taken from inside the nightclub on the night of June 29-30, 2019.

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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jason Shankaran, Homicide