Man found lying on North York road with gunshot wounds dies in hospital
Published Saturday, December 9, 2023 7:10AM EST
Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2023 10:27PM EST
A man has died after being found lying on the roadway suffering from gunshot wounds in North York Saturday morning.
Toronto police said they were called for a shooting in the area of Wilson and Oakland avenues, near Highway 400, shortly before 6:30 a.m.
When officers arrived, they found a man on the road who had been shot and was unresponsive.
He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries but was later pronounced dead.
On Saturday evening, police identified the victim as 36-year-old Roberto Lowndes of Kleinburg, Ont. He is the city’s 63rd homicide victim of the year.
Police have not released a possible motive for the shooting.
They urge anyone with information to contact homicide investigators at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477) or www.222tips.com.