Toronto Police identify homicide victim of Friday shooting


The Toronto Police on Saturday identified the homicide victim of a shooting which occurred late on Friday night.

“On Friday, December 24, 2021, at 9:12 p.m., police responded to a radio call for a shooting in the Replin Road and Varna Drive area,” the Toronto Police said in a statement.

The statement further added that the officers located a man suffering from gunshot wounds, who was transported to a local hospital via emergency run.

However, the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased in hospital, the Toronto Police said, adding that the deceased man has been identified as Caiwan Cunningham, 20, of Toronto.

The Toronto Police also added that the Homicide Squad has taken carriage of this investigation. This is an active investigation and police remain in the area carrying out inquiries to establish the full circumstances of the occurrence.

Anyone who may have seen Caiwan Cunningham, have heard, or witnessed anything suspicious, is urged to contact Homicide investigators.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).



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