Toronto Police Service

Cold Case Files

Homicide #34/2016

Case #: 2016-1148938


Photo of the victim

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Murdered on: July 1, 2016

Location: 14 Division

Details of Investigation:

On Friday, July 1, 2016, at about 5:41 a.m., police responded to a shooting on College Street near Augusta Avenue.

The victim was discovered inside a premises operating as an after-hours club, suffering from gunshot wounds. Despite life-saving efforts by emergency personnel, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim of Homicide #35, Lefranc MATTHEWS, 41 yrs, was also located at the same location, suffering from gunshot wounds. This victim was transported to hospital, where he died shortly after arrival.

Two other people were also discovered suffering from gunshot wounds from the same incident. These people were treated by emergency personnel, and are expected to survive their injuries.

Additional Information:

Other media:

Media release from Homicide investigator on June 13, 2018
Photos of male victims of homicide, reward offered for solving case
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