One dead and one in hospital after late afternoon brawl on Danforth

One man is dead and another in hospital after a fight broke out between eight people near a licensed restaurant on Danforth Avenue just east of Dawes Road.

Police investigate at the scene of a homicide on Danforth Avenue near Dawes Road. Two people were stabbed, one fatally, on Monday just after 5 p.m. PHOTO: Phil Lameira
Police investigate at the scene of a homicide on Danforth Avenue near Dawes Road. Two people were stabbed, one fatally, on Monday just after 5 p.m.
PHOTO: Phil Lameira

Toronto Police were called to the scene just after 5 p.m. on Sept. 8 to find two males suffering from obvious stab wounds.

According to a police source, one of the victims was visiting from the US and was known to police. It is unknown which victim was killed.

The source confirmed that three suspects were arrested, one near a building on Trent Avenue, one near Main Square, and one trying to flee in a vehicle near Danforth and Main.

Three suspects remain outstanding.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide squad at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS, online at 222tips.com or through Facebook, or by texting TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).


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