Victim identified, alleged Danforth shooter arrested

Toronto man, 27, charged with second-degree murder

Police have identified the victim and the alleged shooter in this morning’s homicide on Danforth Avenue.

Officers found a man on the ground with obvious trauma after responding to a call about a shooting near Danforth and Langford avenues at about 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 22, police say.

Danny Morales, 35, of Toronto was pronounced dead at the scene.

After witnesses provided suspect descriptions, a man was arrested a short time later in the area by uniformed officers.

Jorge Jose, 27, of Toronto, has been charged with second-degree murder. He appeared in court today at 2 p.m.

It was Toronto’s 64th homicide of the year, nearly equalling the total number of murders in 2017, which was 65 or 66, according to police figures.

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Posted: Aug 22 2018 7:26 pm
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