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28-year-old man dead after shooting in Scarborough

Daniel Lashley is seen in an undated photo.
Daniel Lashley is seen in an undated photo. Handout / Toronto Police Service

Toronto police say a 28-year-old man has died after a shooting in front of a residence in Scarborough Sunday evening.

Emergency crews were called to Morningside Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East at around 6:06 p.m. for reports of a shooting. It was reported the victim was standing outside of a home socializing with others at the time.

Paramedics transported the man in life-threatening condition to a trauma centre.

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Police later said the victim, who was identified as Daniel Lashley, died from his injuries. Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

Two suspects were seen fleeing the area however police have not yet released a suspect description.

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Investigators said it is too early to say if the shooting was targeted.

Anyone with information or video is asked to call police at 416-808-7500, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-7488.