Toronto police have released more information about the fatal shooting at Danforth and Carlaw avenues yesterday, including the identity of the victim.
A firearm was discharged and a man shot in an “altercation involving several people,” police said in a press release this morning.
Officers who responded to a call reporting gunshots in the area at about 3:30 a.m. found the wounded man. Medics also attended and the man was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.
The man is reported to have died of his injuries shortly after arriving at the hospital.
He has been identified as Shamar Powell-Flowers, 29, of Toronto.
No information about suspects in the shooting has been released.
Police are carrying out a homicide investigation and are asking anyone who was driving in the area between the hours of 3:15 and 3:45 a.m. and has dash-cam or surveillance video, to contact them.
Anyone with information or who may have observed the altercation is also asked to contact police.