Kingsview Village is a Toronto neighbourhood located in the city’s west end and the north end of the former City of Etobicoke. The neighbourhood boundaries are Highway 401 in the north and the west, Dixon Road in the south and the Humber River and St. Phillips Road in the west. There are a number of single family homes in the area as well as several high rise building. There are also several commercial areas including Westown Shopping Centre.
Kingsview Village Crime Statistics
In general there is an average amount of crime against people and crime against property in Kingsview Village.
In the area bordered by Highway 401, Dixon Road and Kipling Avenue, there is an average of 11.6 crimes against people per 1000 living and working in the region. There is an average of 17.68 crimes against property per 1000.
Between Kipling Avenue, Highway 401, Dixon Road and Islington Avenue (including Kingview Park and Dixon Park) there is an average of 9.56 crimes against people and 12.57 crimes against property.
East of Islington Avenue to the Humber River and St. Phillips Road, between Highway 401 and Dixon Road, there is an average of 5.84 crimes against people and 18.5 crimes against property.
Kingsview Village Crime
In June 2009 two men were injured in a shooting in the Kingsview Village neighbourhood. One person was killed. The other survived the shooting. Details from CTV:
One man is dead after an early-morning shooting in north Etobicoke on Sunday.
The victim died in hospital late Sunday afternoon. He was rushed to the emergency room just before 5 a.m. after he was shot in the lobby of an apartment building on Dixon Road, near Kipling Avenue. Police say he was shot in the abdomen.
Another person was also injured in the incident but police say his injuries are not life-threatening.
In June 2010 a woman was stabbed to death in the area. From CP24:
Emergency crews were called to an apartment building near Dixon Road and Kipling Avenue where they found a woman stabbed to death inside a unit at about 2:30 a.m.
In October 2010 an overnight shooting resulted in a man being shot in the abdomen. From The Star:
An 18-year-old man was shot in the abdomen on Sunday shortly after midnight. Police found the man suffering minor injuries in a plaza near Islington Ave. and Dixon Rd. The man was treated at hospital and later released. Police said he was not cooperating.
In March 2011 a man was shot in the head and killed in a Kingsview Village condominium. From the Toronto Sun:
The man gunned down in a north Etobicoke condominium highrise on the weekend was a 24-year-old visitor, Toronto homicide detectives revealed Monday.
Police know his identity and an autopsy has been completed but his name and home area were not released.
The dead man – the city’s 15th murder victim in 2011 – was found shot in the head in a heavily-bloodstained fourth-floor stairwell at 320 Dixon Rd. around 1:35 p.m. Sunday.
In August 2011 there was a shooting in the Kipling and Dixon area. From CityTV:
Yet another teenager was the target of gun violence this week after shots were fired in Etobicoke.
A 19-year-old was taken to hospital after he was shot in the leg on Windsor Road, in the Kipling Avenue and Dixon Road area, around 11:15 p.m. Wednesday. Police are looking for suspects, who were apparently in a black Nissan Maxima.
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