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Man killed in daylight shooting at east-end Toronto apartment complex

Evidence markers at the scene of a fatal shooting in an apartment complex in Toronto's east-end on Saturday.
Evidence markers at the scene of a fatal shooting in an apartment complex in Toronto's east-end on Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

Toronto police say a man is dead after a shooting in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the city’s east-end Saturday afternoon.

Officers said they were called to the area of Victoria Park Boulevard and Finch Avenue around 1:40 p.m.

Police said the victim was located in the parking lot and subsequently rushed to a trauma centre where he was pronounced dead.

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He has since been identified as 43-year-old Andre Charles of Toronto.

A police spokesperson said two male suspects fled the scene in a blue Hyundai, but didn’t provide further information on descriptions.

There is no word on what may have led up to the shooting.

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Investigators are appealing for anyone with information or video footage from the scene to contact them.

The victim was identified as Andre Charles, 43.
The victim was identified as Andre Charles, 43. Handout / Toronto Police
Police at the scene of a shooting in Toronto’s east end on Saturday.
Police at the scene of a shooting in Toronto’s east end on Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

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