Man dead and 2 taken to hospital after shooting outside Toronto apartment building, police say

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A 52-year-old man has died and two men have been injured after a shooting outside a west-end Toronto apartment building Saturday night, police say.

Emergency crews were called to the building on Martha Eaton Way, located near the intersection of Black Creek and Trethewey drives and a short distance away from the 12 Division station, just before 10:30 p.m.

According to an update issued by Toronto police, officers were called to the property after receiving reports of multiple gunshots being heard.

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Officers found Toronto resident Jerome Jean-Louis Sylvester near a sidewalk just outside the building, but he died a short time later.

A 29-year-old man and a 57-year-old man were taken to hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

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The Toronto police homicide squad was called in to take over the investigation, but as of Sunday afternoon they had yet to release suspect information.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call officers at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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