One dead after shooting in West Hill neighbourhood, police say

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One dead after shooting in West Hill neighbourhood, police say


A man is dead following an incident near Lawrence Ave. and Kingston Rd. on Sunday afternoon, according to paramedics.

Emergency services responded to reports of gunshots around 1:30 p.m. Responding police officers found shell casings inside a buiding in Scarborough’s West Hill neighbourhood.

Paramedics say they located a man without vital signs suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Toronto police Const. David Hopkinson confirmed the Homicide Unit has taken carriage of the investigation.

If this death is ruled a homicide, it will mark Toronto’s 90th in 2018, breaking a record set in 1991.

Rhianna Jackson-Kelso is a breaking news reporter, working out of the Star’s radio room in Toronto. Follow her on Twitter: @RhiannaJK





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