December 25, 2018 3:50 am
Updated: December 25, 2018 1:57 pm

Man dead after shooting outside of Richmond Hill home

WATCH: York Regional Police were on scene Monday evening outside a Richmond Hill, Ont. home after a 33-year-old man died after a shooting in the community. The man was taken to hospital where he later died.

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York Regional Police say a 33-year-old man has died after a shooting in Richmond Hill Monday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Tiger Lily Street and Barnwood Drive, near Bayview Avenue and Stouffville Road, at around 9:30 p.m.

In an update released on Twitter early Tuesday morning, police said neighbours reported hearing gunshots and seeing a man was shot.

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The man was taken to hospital by paramedics where officers said he later died.

Police said an unconfirmed number of suspects left the scene in a dark-coloured SUV.

Police later identified the victim as Soheil Rafipour.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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