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Homicide #49/2016,
Kiesingar Gunn, 26,
Reward extended

Broadcast time: 10:10
Tuesday, September 10, 2019


Case #: 2016-1613172

On Tuesday, September 10, 2019, Homicide Detective Leslie Dunkley updated the media on the investigation into Homicide #49/2016.

The conference can be viewed on Youtube.

See excerpt from original news release:

On Sunday, September 11, 2016, at 4:04 a.m., the Toronto Police Service responded to a report of a shooting in the area of Liberty Street and Mowat Avenue.

It is reported that:

- the victim, who has been identified as Kiesingar Gunn, 26, of Toronto, was in the Liberty Street and Mowat Avenue area,

- shots were fired and he was struck by a bullet, taken to hospital in serious condition, and succumbed to his injuries just before midnight on Sunday, September 11, 2016,

- police do not believe he was the intended target of the shooting.

Police are asking anyone who may have been at the scene, who may have cell phone video or photos, to contact police. Further, if there is anyone who has a business or residence in that area with security video that may have captured video of the event are also asked to contact the Homicide Squad.

To view security camera video released by Homicide, click here.


The Chief of Police has approved an extension of the existing $50,000 reward, now effective until September 10, 2020.

Up to $50,000 is being offered as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer or killers responsible for the death of Kiesingar Gunn, 26, of Toronto.

Investigators are hoping that by extending this reward it will give an incentive for someone who witnessed the incident and can identify the suspect to come forward.

The suspect is described as 18-22 year old black man, dark complexion, 5'11"-6', slim build, braided hair (possibly cornrows). He was last seen wearing a white hooded sweatshirt, with a black print or logo on it.

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 Leslie Dunkley, Homicide

Homicide #49/2016,
Kiesingar Gunn, 26,
Reward extended

Suspect information on Homicide 49-2016
Above: Suspect information on Homicide 49-2016

Homicide #49/2016,
Kiesingar Gunn, 26,
Reward extended

Victim Information and Reward Homicide 49-2016
Above: Victim Information and Reward Homicide 49-2016