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Man dead after hit-and-run in Etobicoke

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WATCH ABOVE: A 48-year-old man was pronounced dead after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run incident that took place in Etobicoke Monday night. A 40-year-old man has been arrested by police. Catherine McDonald has the latest – Aug 14, 2018

A 48-year-old man is dead following a hit-and-run in Etobicoke late Monday night and a 40-year-old man is facing multiple charges.

The incident happened around 11:30 p.m. at Ninth Street and Garnett Janes Road near Lake Shore Boulevard and Islington Avenue.

Toronto police said they originally responded to a call of gunshots, but officers arrived and determined a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

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Police said the victim was found on the street and rushed to hospital where he later died.

Authorities said the vehicle, described as a grey four-door sedan, was located near Sixth Street and Lake Shore Boulevard not too far from the collision.

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London, Ont. resident Constantinos Hondrocostas has been charged with manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death, failure to stop at the scene of accident causing death, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and being impaired by drugs.

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