February 13, 2019 1:43 pm

Police identify man gunned down in east-end Toronto building

Dean Howlett, 25, was fatally shot in east-end Toronto on Tuesday.

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Toronto police have identified a man fatally shot in a building in east-end Toronto on Tuesday afternoon.

Emergency services responded to reports of gunshots at 4110 Lawrence Ave. East just before 3 p.m.

Officers arrived on scene and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.

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On Wednesday, police identified him as 25-year-old Dean Howlett of Whitby.

A post-mortem is scheduled for Thursday.

Investigators are interested in speaking with anyone who may have been in the area or who may have any information to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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