15-year-old boy identified as victim of fatal Scarborough shooting

Jan 21 2020, 12:37 pm

Toronto police have identified the victim of a fatal shooting that occurred near Markham Road and Ellesmere Road on Monday afternoon.

Officials say that they were called for reports of multiple gunshots sounding near the intersection around 3:45 pm.

On scene, officers reportedly found a young male victim with a gunshot wound that — at the time — appeared to be serious. He was taken to a trauma centre by paramedics, but succumbed to his injuries.

He has been identified as Safiullah Khosrawi, 15, of Toronto.

Toronto Police Service

Toronto Police Service

On the same day the shooting occurred, a 15-year-old boy, also of Toronto, was arrested and is charged with Second Degree Murder.

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

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