Kiesingar Gunn, 26,
Reward extended on anniversary of his death
Broadcast time: 08:00
Friday, September 11, 2020
Case #: 2016-1613172
A $50,000 reward leading to the conviction of Kiesingar Gunn's killer has been extended on the anniversary of his death.
The Chief of Police has approved the extension of the existing reward in place and it will now continue until September 11, 2021.
Up to $50,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the killer, or killers, responsible for the death of the 26-year-old from Toronto.
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:
- Kiesingar Gunn, 26, of Toronto, was in the area when shots were fired
- he was stuck by a bullet and taken to hospital in a serious condition
- he succumbed to his injuries just before midnight on Sunday, September 11, 2016
- investigators do not believe he was the intended target of the shooting
Security camera video was released at the time in a bid for witnesses to come forward.
An artist's rendition of the suspect was also released to try and identify them. He is described as 18-22 years old, black, 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.
Investigators are hoping that by extending this reward again it might provide an incentive for those with information to come forward to police.
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.
Details of the investigation are on the Service's dedicated unsolved homicide investigations web page.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, 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.
For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.
Connie Osborne, Corporate Communications, for Detective Lesley Dunkley, Homicide