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Homicide #39/2021,
Dixon Road and Islington Avenue,
Jovahn McKnollys, 22



Broadcast time: 15:00
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Unit: 23 Division
Phone: 416-808-2300
Case #: 2021-1360309


On Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at 12:07 a.m., the Toronto Police Service responded to a shooting radio call in the Dixon Road and Islington Avenue area.

It is reported that:

- a shooting had occurred

- police arrived on scene and located a man suffering from a gunshot wound

- life saving measures were performed

- the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased at the scene

He has been identified as Jovahn McKnollys, 22, of Toronto

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 Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Detective Sergeant Tiffany Castell, Homicide




Homicide #39/2021,
Dixon Road and Islington Avenue,
Jovahn McKnollys, 22



Jovahn McKnollys, 22, is the victim of Homicide #  2021
Above: Jovahn McKnollys, 22, is the victim of Homicide # 2021