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Police ID victim in deadly Wexford Heights shooting

Last Updated May 3, 2020 at 2:15 pm EST

Toronto police say Daniel Boima, 23, of Toronto, was shot and killed in the Wexford Heights area on May 2, 2020. (H-O/TORONTO POLICE SERVICE)

A 23-year-old man is dead following a shooting in Toronto’s Wexford Heights neighbourhood Saturday night.

Police said they were called to the area of Tower Drive and Brian Avenue near Lawrence Avenue East at around 11 p.m. following reports of shots being fired.

Upon arriving on the scene they discovered a victim suffering from what they describe as “very serious” injuries.

He was taken to a trauma centre via an emergency run. Police said the victim later succumbed to his injuries.

Police have identified the victim as Daniel Boima, 23, of Toronto.

Police said one of the suspects fled the scene on foot. He’s described as a male with baggy jeans and a hoodie. The second suspect fled the scene in a white car.

The homicide unit is leading the investigation.  Anyone with information is asked to contact the police directly or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.

This is Toronto’s 25th homicide of the year.

Toronto police investigate a deadly shooting in Wexford Heights on May 2, 2020.


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