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Homicide #47/2020,
Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West

Broadcast time: 21:31
Wednesday, September 2, 2020


Case #: 2020-1655784

The Toronto Police Service would like to update the public on a homicide investigation.

On Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at 4:57 a.m., officers responded to a shooting in the Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West area.

It is reported that:

- officers arrived on scene and located a man with a gunshot wound in a vehicle

- paramedics attempted lifesaving measures and transported the man to a hospital

- the man succumbed to his injuries

The deceased has been identified as Joseph Hart, 50, of Toronto.

Homicide investigators are appealing to anyone who knows Joseph Hart, and has been in contact with him over the past week, to contact police.

Anyone who was driving in the area of Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West at 5 a.m., on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, with a dashcam, is also asked to contact police to obtain the video from their car.

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 Alex Li, Corporate Communications, for Detective Jeff Allington, Homicide Squad

Homicide #47/2020,
Keele Street and Sheppard Avenue West

Homicide #47/2020,
Joseph Hart, 50
Above: Homicide #47/2020, Joseph Hart, 50