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Victim succumbs to injuries in Scarborough shooting


Toronto police say one person has died following a shooting in Scarborough.

Police received a call about the sound of gunshots in the area of Warden Avenue and Ellesmere Road at 10:18 p.m. Saturday night.

Police say officers located an individual at a Shell gas station suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim has been identified as 28-year-old Sulakshan Selvasingam of Pickering. He was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening where he was then pronounced deceased. 

At the scene, bullet holes could be seen in the SUV Selvasingam was sitting in at the time of the shooting, as well as in the wall of the gas station.

Police say the suspect fled the area in a vehicle. No descriptions of the vehicle or the suspect have been released.

An investigation is ongoing. Top Stories


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