Victim in Toronto shooting dies in hospital, man wanted for 1st-degree murder

Jesse Tubbs, 30. Provided / Toronto Police

Toronto police say the victim struck by gunfire last week has died in hospital and officers are searching for a suspect wanted for first-degree murder.

Police said last Wednesday, just after midnight, a man was found lying on the ground at the back of a building with a gunshot wound near Isabella and Jarvis streets.

Paramedics took the man to a trauma centre in critical, life-threatening condition.

In an update on Tuesday, police said the man, identified as 30-year-old Jesse Tubbs, died from his injuries in hospital on Sunday.

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Police said they have issued a Canada-wide warrant for a suspect, 24-year-old Adrian Gordon Jr. He is wanted for first-degree murder.

“He is considered armed, violent, and dangerous. If located, do not approach. Call 911 immediately,” police said.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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