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Homicide #7/2021,
1853 Lawrence Avenue East,
Cam-Thanh Tat, 62,
16-year-old boy arrested

Broadcast time: 14:45
Date: Friday, February 19, 2021
Unit: 41 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-250265

The Toronto Police Service would like to inform the public of an arrest made in Homicide #7/2021.

On Monday, February 8, 2021, at 7:08 p.m., police responded to a radio call for the sound of gunshots at 1853 Lawrence Avenue East.

See previous release.

On Friday, February 19, 2021, a 16-year-old boy was arrested. He is charged with:

1) First Degree Murder

He appeared in court 1911 Eglinton Avenue East on Friday, February 19, 2021, via video remand.

This remains an active on-going investigation.

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 or Google Play.

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Constable David Hopkinson, Corporate Communications, for Detective Angela Kahnt, Homicide