July 25, 2018 11:47 am
Updated: October 18, 2018 3:38 pm

Man in his 20s dead after being shot while driving in northwest Toronto

A crashed SUV at the scene of a fatal shooting on Islington Avenue, just north Finch Avenue Wednesday.

Jeremy Cohn / Global News

Toronto police say a man in his 20s is dead after being shot while driving in the city’s northwest end Wednesday morning.

Emergency services said they received multiple calls just after 11 a.m., for reports of a shooting in the area of Islington and Finch avenues.

Paramedics said the victim was pronounced dead on scene.

Police said they believe the man was driving when he was shot and subsequently crashed his vehicle.

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Police are unsure as to whether or not the shots came from another vehicle or not.

There is no word on suspect information at this time.

Islington is closed in both directions from Finch Avenue West to Satterly Road as police investigate.


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