Police identify teenager as victim of shooting near 2 high schools in Scarborough

Oct 5 2018, 12:37 pm

Toronto Police identified the victim of Wednesday afternoon’s shooting in Scarborough as 18-year-old Elliott Reid-Doyle.

On October 3, at 1:30 pm, police say they responded to a radio call for a Shooting in the Bonis Avenue and Birchmount Road area.

When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He later succumbed to his injuries and pronounced deceased.

The shooting occurred near several schools, prompting lockdowns in 4 schools in the area that afternoon.

The Toronto District School Board said that John Buchan SPS, Stephen Leacock CI, Tam O’ Shanter JPS and Pauline Johnson JPS were all on lockdown that day.

Homicide investigators are appealing to witnesses to contact police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).

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