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1 dead, 1 injured after shooting in Vaughan: police

Police at the scene of a double shooting in Vaughan on Sunday.
Police at the scene of a double shooting in Vaughan on Sunday. Dave Kotyk / Global News

York Regional Police say one person is dead and another injured after a shooting in Vaughan.

Police said shortly before 7:30 a.m. Sunday, officers were told about a male victim with gunshot wounds who went to a Toronto hospital.

Officers said they learned the shooting occurred at a building on Freshway Drive, northwest of Keele Street and Steeles Avenue West.

Police said when they went to the scene, they found a second victim — a 29-year-old man — who was dead.

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He has since been identified as Oshaine Channer of Peel Region.

Investigators are appealing for anyone with information to contact the York police homicide unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

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Around the time the Vaughan double shooting was reported to authorities, Toronto police were called to Jane Street and Shoreham Drive for reports of a gunshot. No injuries were reported there.

A Toronto police spokesperson said they’re looking into whether or not that incident may be connected to the homicide.

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