March 17, 2018 12:21 pm
Updated: March 17, 2018 3:34 pm

Man shot and killed in west-end Toronto shooting

WATCH ABOVE: A victim was pronounced dead at the scene near Scarlett Road and Lawrence Avenue West late Friday night. Police said they received reports of two men fleeing the scene.


Toronto police are investigating after a 26-year-old man was shot and killed in the city’s west-end late Friday.

Paramedics and police were called to Scarlettwood Court, off of Scarlett Road and south of Lawrence Avenue West, after 11 p.m. with reports of a shooting.

Police said officers found the man, but he died at the scene.

The man was later identified by investigators as Nnamdi Ogba.

Police said they received reports two men were seen running away from the scene.

A description of suspects wanted in connection with the shooting hasn’t been released.

The Toronto police homicide squad has taken over the investigation.

Ogba is the city’s twelfth homicide victim of the year.

Anyone with information is being asked to call police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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