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36-year-old Ajax man dead following shooting at Scarborough plaza

Peter Oscar Khan, 36. TPS

Police have appealed to the public for help after a shooting in Toronto early Saturday morning left one man dead and another injured.

Toronto police were called to the area of Morningside Avenue and Sheppard Avenue East around 3:01 a.m. due to reports of a shooting at a plaza in the area.

When they arrived, police found two men with gunshot wounds in a parking lot. The first, a man in his 30s, was rushed to hospital and was later pronounced dead.

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The second man — in his 20s — was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Toronto police said its homicide unit has taken over the investigation and officers canvassed.

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Police named the victim as Peter Oscar Khan, a 36-year-old man from Ajax.

Any witnesses with information or businesses with security footage are being sought.

Police believe there is one suspect. They are searching for a male suspect described as five-feet, six-inches tall with a slim build. Police said he was last seen wearing a light coloured surgical mask, shiny puffer jacket with a hood, light pants and black running shoes.

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