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Scotty William Pate identified as victim of fatal east London shooting

London Police Service’s major crime section is investigating a shooting that took place about 8:53 p.m. in the area of Dundas Street and Ashland Avenue in London. Andrew Graham / Global News

London Police Service’s major crime section is continuing to investigate a shooting that took place about 8:53 p.m. in the area of Dundas Street and Ashland Avenue in London.

The deceased has been identified as Scotty William Pate, 27 of London.

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London Police Service’s major crime section is investigating a shooting that took place about 8:53 p.m. in the area of Dundas Street and Ashland Avenue in London on October 8, 2020. Andrew Graham / Global News

“Investigators don’t believe it was a random incident,” Cst. Sandasha Bough said.

Bough said there have been 14 shootings in the City of London since the start of the year, four of which were fatal.

London Police say no arrests have been made at this time.

On Friday, London police said a post-mortem exam determined Pate’s cause of death to be a gunshot wound and manner of death to be homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information can call London Police at (519) 661-5670 or submit a tip to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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