Toronto Homicide #56 – Farhan Jama shot to death in Toronto’s Jamestown neighbourhood

Emergency crews responded to report of a shooting at 30 Orpington Crescent at approximately 12:30am on October 14th.

Police arrived at the scene to find Farhan Jama, 28, suffering from gunshot wounds outside of the address. He was pronounced deceased at the scene. Detective Rob North said they believe the victim was walking to a home in the area when he was confronted by a group of individuals who began shooting. It has been reported that police found at least 20 shell casings in the area.

The homicide appears to be targetted but if Jama was the target is still under investigation. Police said the victim was not known to them, nor did he have any gang affiliations.

Anyone with information was asked to call police at 416-808-2300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

The 2019 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.