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Man dead after shooting in Toronto’s Lawrence Heights area: police

A Toronto Police Service cruiser. Global News

Toronto police say one person has died after a shooting occurred in the city’s Lawrence Heights area on Friday night.

Police say they received reports of a man who was shot in the area of Replin and Flemington roads shortly after 9 p.m. on Friday.

They say officers located a victim at the scene with serious injuries.

Read more: 21-year-old man shot dead in North York

The victim was then rushed to hospital.

Police say the victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead in hospital.

He has since been identified as 20-year-old Toronto resident Caiwan Cunningham.

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The Toronto Police Service’s homicide unit is investigating.

— With files from Ryan Rocca

Caiwan Cunningham, Toronto’s 83rd homicide victim of 2021. Handout / Toronto Police

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