1 man dead, another injured in shooting at cemetery in Richmond Hill: police

Police are investigating after a shooting at a cemetery in Richmond Hill. Global News

Police said one man is dead and another is in hospital after a shooting in Richmond Hill, Ont.

York Regional Police said officers received a report of a shooting at the Toronto Muslim Cemetery, located on Leslie Street, just after 3:30 p.m. on Thursday.

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Global News has learned the incident occurred at the funeral for 27-year-old Gidid Mohamed who was killed in another shooting in Toronto earlier this week.

Police said a 26-year-old man was taken to hospital in life-threatening condition.

Officers said he succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

According to police, a 27-year-old man was also taken to hospital in serious condition.

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The force said “multiple” suspects fled the scene in an SUV.

“Investigators believe this incident was targeted and there is no threat to public safety,” a news release read.

Police said there were “several potential witnesses” at the ceremony.

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

-With files from Global News’ Tracy Tong

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