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Homicide #6/2022,
Bloor Street East and Church Street,
James Galinato, 22, arrested



Broadcast time: 21:30
Date: Sunday, January 9, 2022
Unit: 51 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2022-50758


The Toronto Police Service would like to advise the public of an arrest made and two people wanted in a homicide investigation.

On Saturday, January 8, 2022, at 10:52 p.m., police were called to a shooting in the Bloor Street East and Church Street area.

See previous release.

On Sunday, January 9, 2022, James Galinato, 22, of Toronto, was arrested. He is charged with:

1) Second Degree Murder

He will appear in court at College Park on Monday, January 10, 2022, at 9:30 a.m., via video link.

Two other suspects remain outstanding.

Photographs of the two have now been released.

These two are considered armed, violent, and dangerous. If encountered, do not approach. Call 9-1-1 immediately.

Investigators urge these two suspects to contact a lawyer and arrange their surrender.


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 Sergeant Henri Marsman, Homicide




Homicide #6/2022,
Bloor Street East and Church Street,
James Galinato, 22, arrested



Man wanted in Homicide #6/2022 investigation
Above: Man wanted in Homicide #6/2022 investigation




Homicide #6/2022,
Bloor Street East and Church Street,
James Galinato, 22, arrested



Man wanted in Homicide #6/2022 investigation
Above: Man wanted in Homicide #6/2022 investigation