Joseph Okoro-Homicide victim


Joseph Okoro sound very much like a Nigerian Name.

Toronto police have identified Joseph Okoro, aged 21, as the victim in a fatal shooting in the Jane Street and Lawrence Avenue area on Monday evening.

Okoro was found suffering from gunshot wounds, shortly after 6:30 p.m.

He died in hospital.

No arrests have been made.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact homicide investigators at 416-808-7400, or to call Crime Stoppers at 416-222-8477.

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  1. What a sad news! May his soul rest in peace. May God give his family, friends,Nigerians and the Igbo community in Toronto the heart to bear

    Pastor Chinedu Nmezi..

  2. I’m glad Toronto is not among the cities that have the hgiehst homicide rates. This city has really been cleaned up in the recent years. I’m very thankful to the Toronto forces that keep this city safe. Thanks for your stats, some are really interesting. Take care, Lorne

  3. I find it interesting that some of you state you would not live in the black spot areas.Lets look at some stictstais.UK Murders 2011 : 564 :Fatal car accidents 2008 UK:2,222 :Serious car injuries 2008 UK:24,690 : Cycling seriously injured UK 2011: 2,660Cycling killed UK 2011:111This is a scary one.Home accidents (serious)2,700,000Home accidents (death)4000So there you have it, it’s safer to be on the streets of London than it is to be in your own home.You’re also more likely to be killed in a car accident than murdered but will you stop driving your car like a nutter?

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