Man found dead with gunshot wounds inside Jeep in Markham, police say

Victim identified in deadly Markham shooting
WATCH ABOVE: A 32-year-old Markham man was killed after someone shot at his Jeep while he was driving, causing him to crash. As Catherine McDonald reports, the victim Wei You has no criminal record and police sources say he was not known to them.

York Regional Police say a 32-year-old man was found dead inside of a Jeep that struck a hydro pole early Tuesday.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Brimley Road and Denison Street at around 3:30 a.m.

Police said the victim was found inside an orange Jeep Wrangler, which had collided into a pole, with gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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He has since been identified as Wei You of Markham.

The homicide unit is investigating the incident and are asking any witnesses or anyone with video to contact police at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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Roads were closed in the area for the investigation.