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Toronto police arrest 3 men in connection with fatal downtown shooting

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Two men have been arrested after a man was killed in a shooting in downtown Toronto on Saturday night, police say.

In a series of tweets Saturday evening, Toronto police said multiple shots had been fired near a fast-food restaurant near Church Street and Bloor Street East around 10:52 p.m. ET.

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Officers said a male victim was located at the scene who had suffered “very serious injuries from gunfire.”

According to police, the victim was taken to hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead.

Officers have identified the victim as 20-year-old Olivier Dundas of Toronto.

In a statement emailed to Global News on Monday, Ryerson University confirmed Dundas was a member of the school community.

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“On behalf of Ryerson University, we extend our deepest sympathies to the student’s family, friends and loved ones,” the statement reads.

A spokesperson for Dundas’ family told Global News a GoFundMe page has been set up.

According to police, three male suspects were seen running eastbound on the south side of Bloor Street East toward Sherbupdourne Street.

In a press release issued Monday evening, officers said 22-year-old Jay-Ar Carbonel and Jessie Boy Baig, 23, surrendered to police.

Officers said both men are from Toronto.

Both men have been charged with second degree murder and appeared in court on Monday afternoon.

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A day earlier, police said they arrested 22-year-old James Galinato of Toronto in connection with the shooting.

He is also facing a second-degree murder charge.

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