Shots fired at memorial for slain rapper Houdini in Toronto’s north end

A photo from the scene at Jane Street and Wilson Avenue. Global News

Toronto police say they are investigating after multiple gunshots were fired at the memorial for 21-year-old rapper Houdini in the city’s north end.

Investigators said two people subsequently walked into hospital with gunshot wounds.

Police said they were called to the Jane Street and Wilson Avenue area at around 11:39 p.m. Tuesday, where officers reportedly found shell casings at the scene.

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Investigators said there were reports of people running from the area. However, police said no victims were found at the scene.

Police said officers received information that two people walked into a hospital with gunshot injuries a short time later. It is unconfirmed whether this is related to the gunshots fired at Jane Street and Wilson Avenue.

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The victims’ injuries appear to be serious, police said.

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Houdini was fatally shot in a brazen daylight shooting on May 26 in Toronto’s Entertainment District, just outside the Bisha Hotel. Houdini was pronounced dead on scene and two others were also injured, including an innocent bystander.

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