The victim of a fatal shooting at Regent’s Park on Saturday night has been identified.
Toronto police said in a statement on Sunday that the 27-year-old was one of three people shot in the area of Thane Murray Oak and Sumach Streets. Murray was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 29-year-old man was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and is now in a stable condition. Police said the third victim, a 27-year-old man, was taken to hospital with serious, but not life-threatening, injuries.
In a news release on Saturday, police said they are searching for four suspects responsible for the shooting. He said that the four were wearing dark clothes and masks, from which their faces were hidden. The suspects were last seen running north from the scene.
in statements on twitterWard 13 councilor Kristin Wong-tam said “many hearts are broken” after the shooting and Murray’s death.
“It’s gut-wrenching. The pandemic has been especially hard for neighborhoods like Regent’s Park,” she said. She also called for an end to gun violence in Toronto.
Wong-Tam said Saturday night that the city’s community crisis response program would be in the area to support residents.
Marcy Ian, the Liberal candidate for re-election from the Toronto Center, also tweeted That members of the community are “broken down” after the shooting.
“We lost a son,” she said. “For those who are still fighting for their lives- [and] His family – I’m praying for you,” she said.
Investigators are asking anyone who may have footage of the shooting via dash-cam or security footage to contact police.