16-year-old boy dead following overnight shooting at North York apartment: police

WATCH ABOVE: Family have identified the victim as Hanad Abdullahi, a student at Runnymede Collegiate Institute. Catherine McDonald reports.

Toronto police say a teenage boy is dead following an overnight shooting at a North York apartment.

Police say officers were called to a building near Jane Street and Falstaff Avenue for reports of gunshots a little after 1 a.m.

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Officials found a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound in a stairwell and he was pronounced dead on scene.

Family and friends have identified the victim as Hanad Ali.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation and are looking for three suspects, who reportedly fled in a dark-coloured Honda.

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