July 4, 2018 2:09 pm
Updated: July 4, 2018 6:18 pm

1 of 4 injured in Kensington Market shooting dies in hospital: police

WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police said one of the four people injured during the Canada Day shooting at Kensington Market has now succumbed to his injuries. Kamil Karamali reports


Toronto police confirmed that one of four people injured following a shooting in Toronto’s Kensington Market on Canada Day has died in hospital.

Police and paramedics were called to the area of Augusta Avenue, south of College Street, before 10:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Toronto Paramedics said a man, believed to be in his 20s, was rushed to a trauma centre in serious condition after he was shot multiple times.

READ MORE: 4 injured, 2 seriously, after shooting in Toronto’s Kensington Market

Another victim was taken to hospital in serious but non-life-threatening condition and two others were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Police did not immediately reveal the age or identity of the deceased on Wednesday.

Authorities said they received reports of four suspects running away from the scene. Descriptions of those individuals have not been released.

— With a file from Nick Westoll

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