2 men dead after separate shootings in Toronto, police say

Police at the scene of a fatal shooting near Eglinton Avenue and Trethewey Drive on Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

Toronto police say two men are dead after separate shootings in the city.

Police said emergency crews were first called shortly after 12:30 a.m. Saturday to the area of Jane Street and Yorkwoods Gate, south of Finch Avenue West, for reports of a man who was found lying on the ground, unresponsive and not breathing.

A police spokesperson told Global News paramedics discovered that he had suffered gunshot wounds and attempted life-saving measures, but he died at the scene.

Police tape is seen in the area of Jane Street and Yorkwoods Gate on Saturday. Gord Edick / Global News

He has since been identified as 28-year-old Toronto resident Kamal Daley.

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The spokesperson said they were not aware of having received any reports of a shooting at that location prior to the man being found.

Shell casings were located and officers canvassed the area looking for witnesses.

At 2:20 a.m., police were called to the second incident, just east of Eglinton Avenue and Trethewey Drive.

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Police said officers received reports of a shooting and once they arrived at the scene, found a 36-year-old man in an apartment unit who had been shot.

He died at the scene.

The victim was later identified by police as Donald Leroy “Smokey” Marson, a Toronto resident.

Suspect information hasn’t been released in relation to either incident.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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