Toronto Police Service

Cold Case Files

Homicide #3/2008


Photo of the victim
Hou Chang

Age: 47

Gender: Male

Murdered on: January 17, 2008

Location: 55 Division

Details of Investigation:

On Thursday, January 17, 2008, at about 6:04 p.m., police responded to a 911 call in the area of Broadview Avenue and Gerrard Street E.

The victim was discovered inside the Fu Yao Supermarket (643 Gerrard Street E), suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

Additional Information:


Unknown #2

Person Of Interest seen fleeing area.
Unknown #1

Person Of Interest seen fleeing area.

Other media:

Vehicle seen fleeing the area

Same vehicle as it moves past view

Press Conference by Detective Sergeant Pauline Gray

Inspector Peter Yuen plea for assistance

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