Man dies in hospital after shooting in North York
Published Monday, February 8, 2021 10:33PM EST
Last Updated Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:26AM EST
A man has been pronounced dead after gunfire rang out in the Yorkdale area Monday night.
The fatal shooting happened near Lawrence Avenue West and Sage Avenue at around 9:45 p.m.
Toronto police said there were reports that multiple shots were heard and that people in a vehicle were shot at.
A victim was found unconscious at the scene, police said. He was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, Toronto Paramedic Services said. A short time later police said he died of his injuries in hospital.
Homicide investigators have been called in to take over the investigation.
A suspect was seen fleeing the area at high speed, police said, but no suspect description was immediately provided.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact investigators