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Homicide #34/2021,
Vendome Place and Grenoble Drive area,
Chavaughn Jones, 32



Broadcast time: 11:30
Date: Saturday, July 3, 2021
Unit: 55 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1236893


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

On Friday, July 2, 2021, at approximately 12:44 a.m., officers responded to multiple calls for a shooting in the Vendome Place and Grenoble Drive area.

It was reported that:

- three men approached the entrance of an apartment building and began shooting into the lobby area

- a man inside the building lobby suffered gunshot wounds

- he was pronounced deceased at the scene

- another man in the lobby suffered injuries from broken glass and was treated by Medics at the scene

- the three suspects then ran down the apartment complex and fired another volley of shots at the complex

- two people were injured as a result of the second round of gunshots

- a woman suffered a gunshot wound to the leg and was taken to hospital. She has since been released

- a man was grazed by a bullet and was treated by Medics at the scene

- the suspects fled in a dark SUV

The victim has been identified as Chavaughn Jones, 32, of Toronto.

Suspect #1 is described as a man, with a light complexion, slim build, and was wearing a light coloured hoodie and light coloured pants.

Suspect #2 is described as a man, with a light complexion, medium build, and was wearing a black hoodie and black pants.

Suspect #3 is described as a man, with a medium to heavy build, and was wearing a black hoodie with black pants.

Investigators are appealing for witnesses or anyone who was in the area at the time of the shooting to contact them.

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 Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Tiffany Castell, Homicide




Homicide #34/2021,
Vendome Place and Grenoble Drive area,
Chavaughn Jones, 32



Chavaughn Jones, 32, victim of Homicide #34/2021
Above: Chavaughn Jones, 32, victim of Homicide #34/2021