Man killed in New Year’s Eve shooting identified by police
Clinton Phil Williams, 43, died in hospital New Year's Eve after he was shot in an underground parking lot in Malvern, according to police. (Toronto Police Service)
TORONTO -- Police have identified a man who died in hospital after a shooting in the city’s east-end on New Year’s Eve.
The incident happened near Neilson Road and Crow Trail in Malvern at approximately 6:18 p.m., police said.
When officers arrived on scene, they located a man suffering from a gunshot wound.
Police said that the victim was shot after he walked into an underground parking lot at 100 Wingarden Court.
The victim’s injuries were originally reported as non-life-threatening, but his condition deteriorated shortly after that, according to police.
The suspect then fled in a light coloured car towards Crow Trail, police said.
The victim has been identified by police as 43-year-old Clinton Phil Williams of Toronto.
The suspect is described by police as a male with a slim build, wearing a black jacket with a hood or hoodie underneath, and dark coloured running shoes at the time of the incident.
Police are asking anyone with information related to this incident to contact police at 416-808-7400 or to leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.