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Homicide #35/2021,
11 Antrim Crescent,
Caden Francis, 16



Broadcast time: 09:35
Date: Sunday, July 4, 2021
Unit: 41 Division
Phone: 416-808-7400
Case #: 2021-1248165


On Saturday, July 3, 2021, at 6:03 p.m., officers responded to a radio call for a shooting at 11 Antrim Crescent.

Officers arrived and located a male suffering serious injuries. Officers assisted with an emergency run to hospital. The victim succumbed to his injuries in hospital and was pronounced deceased.

He has been identified as Caden Francis, 16, of Toronto.

A post mortem examination is scheduled to take place on Monday, July 5, 2021.

This is an active investigation and police remain in the area carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances of this incident.

Anyone who may have seen Caden Francis, heard or witnessed anything suspicious, has dash-cam video from the area of Antrim Crescent, Dundalk Drive, or Kennedy and Ellesmere Roads around 6:03 p.m., is urged to contact Homicide investigators.

Even the smallest amount of information could be vital to this investigation.

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 Amanda Thornton, Homicide




Homicide #35/2021,
11 Antrim Crescent,
Caden Francis, 16



Homicide #35/2021,
Caden Francis, 16
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