On Sunday, January 8, 2017, at 7:45 a.m., police were called to the Queen Street East and Seaton Street area for reports of a shooting.

Once on scene, police located a man with what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He was taken to hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

The deceased has been identified as Anthony Earl Smith, 41, of Toronto. A post-mortem examination was conducted. The cause of death was a penetrating gunshot wound to the chest.

Investigators are appealing to witnesses who live, or may have been, in the area, who have video, or who heard gunshots around that time to contact them.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637). Download the free Crime Stoppers Mobile App on iTunes, Google Play or Blackberry App World.