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Homicide #58/2021,
Driftwood Avenue and Grandravine Drive,
Kwadwo Asamoah-Boakye, 30

Broadcast time: 18:50
Date: Wednesday, September 8, 2021
Unit: Homicide
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1713828

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

On Tuesday, September 7, 2021, at 8:58 p.m., police responded to a call for a shooting in the Driftwood Avenue and Grandravine Drive area.

It is reported that:

- multiple gunshots were heard in the area

- police located a man with multiple gunshot wounds

- lifesaving measures were commenced by officers and medics

- the man succumbed to his injuries at the scene

The victim has been identified as Kwadwo Asamoah-Boakye, 30, of Toronto.

Investigators are appealing to witnesses, or anyone driving in the area that may have captured the shooting on their dash cameras are asked to contact police.

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 Laura Brabant, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Amanda Thornton, Homicide