Toronto man was victim of Vaughan homicide: police
The victim of Friday's fatal shooting outside a Vaughan banquet hall was a 27-year-old Toronto man, police announced Sunday.
York Regional Police identified the victim as Arash Elijah Bakhtaryani.
No one has been arrested in Bakhtaryani's death, police said.
Officers found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside the Paradise Banquet and Convention Centre at 7601 Jane St. on Friday about 11:15 p.m. He died in hospital.
The banquet hall was packed with people when the fatal shooting occurred because it was hosting two stags, each with about 150 guests.
Meanwhile, homicide detectives still want to speak to anyone who has information about the homicide or people who were at the Paradise Banquet Hall on Friday night.
Police are asking people to call investigators at 866-287-5025 or 905-773-1221 ext. 7865, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).