A man has died following a shooting near the CNE grounds on Sunday evening.
According to Toronto Police, multiple gunshots were heard at Coronation Park at 711 Lake Shore Blvd West just after 6 pm.
The shots were from inside the park near the baseball diamond.
Police arrived at the scene to find a victim suffering from serious injuries as a result of the gunshot wounds. He succumbed to his injuries soon after, and the homicide squad was called in to investigate.
An active investigation is underway following tonight’s shooting in Coronation Park. If you have any information, please contact police or Crime Stoppers. For local community members experiencing trauma, the City’s crisis response team is being mobilized to provide support
— Joe Cressy (@joe_cressy) September 3, 2018
Four suspects were scene running from the scene, although the descriptions provided are vague.
One suspect was wearing a grey Nike hoodie with a black stripe on the chest.
The area was closed to the public following the shooting, but the CNE remained open.
“We have been notified by Toronto Police Service that an incident occurred this evening near the Exhibition Place grounds. We will remain open,” said the CNE in a statement. “As part of our standard protocol, we continue to make the safety of our visitors a priority.”
Police are asking anyone with information to call 416-808-7400.
-Victim has succumbed to his injuries
-He has been pronounced
-Homicide Squad has been called in to investigate
Anyone with info
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) September 2, 2018