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East-end Toronto shooting leaves man dead, another in hospital

Man dead, another in hospital following shooting in east-end Toronto
WATCH ABOVE: Toronto police are investigating after two men were shot near Victoria Park Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East Sunday evening. Both were rushed to hospital, where one succumbed to his injuries.

Toronto police say a man is dead and another is in hospital after a shooting in the city’s east end Sunday evening.

Police said officers responded to a call just before 6:30 p.m. in the area of Victoria Park Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East.

Officers arrived on scene and found two men who had been shot.

Both were rushed to hospital, where one succumbed to his injuries.

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He has been identified as 34-year-old Shawn Williams.

On Sunday, police said 30-year-old Marcus Nugent surrendered to police. He was charged with second-degree murder.

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Nugent is scheduled to appear in a Toronto court Monday.

The shooting marks the city’s 28th homicide of 2020.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.