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Homicide #52/2021,
Thirty Ninth Street and James Street area,
Adrian Hurley, 23



Broadcast time: 17:50
Date: Saturday, August 28, 2021
Unit: 22 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1630428


The Toronto Police Service would like to make the public aware of a homicide investigation.

On Friday, August 27, 2021, at 6:07 a.m., officers responded to a call for a medical complaint in the Thirty Ninth Street and James Street area.

It is reported that:

- a man was found lying in the intersection

- he had obvious signs of trauma

- he was pronounced deceased on scene

A post mortem examination was conducted on Saturday, August 28, 2021, and the cause of death was determined to be gunshots.

The victim has been identified as Adrian Hurley, 23, of Toronto.

Anyone who lives or works in the area, who may have dash-cam or security camera footage, is asked to contact investigators.


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 or Google Play.


For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.



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




Homicide #52/2021,
Thirty Ninth Street and James Street area,
Adrian Hurley, 23



Adrian Hurley, 23
Above: Adrian Hurley, 23