Officers responded shortly after 4:30 p.m. to the area of Allan and Church Street, just north of Lake Shore Road East.
According to investigators, the victim was found lying on the sidewalk with “obvious signs of trauma” to the chest.
Insp. Ivan L’Ortye told media on scene that life saving efforts were used, but the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.
He said the cause of the incident is unknown but is considered suspicious, and that the homicide unit is investigating.
Investigators are also looking to speak to a man who was seen leaving the area at the time of the incident.
He’s described as 30- to 40-years-old with shoulder length hair, average build and was seen wearing a black top and black pants, possibly with a reflective stripe.
Police said the man was seen leaving in a newer model Volkswagen Golf, heading southbound on Allan Street and westbound on Lake Shore Road.
Officers are urging anyone with information to call police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.
The investigation remains on going.
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