Several Toronto schools have been placed in lockdown after a fatal drive-by shooting in North York on Thursday morning.
According to Toronto Police, the unit received reports of a drive-by shooting in the area of Lawrence Avenue West and Jane Street at around 9:17 am.
The reports also stated that someone was lying on the street, according to police.
The Toronto District School Board issued a tweet stating that as a result of an active police investigation, C R Marchant MS, Weston CI and Weston Memorial JPS “have been put into a Lockdown and will soon be moving to a Hold & Secure.”
As a result of an active @TPSOperations investigation in the area, C R Marchant MS, Weston CI and Weston Memorial JPS have been put into a Lockdown and will soon be moving to a Hold & Secure. Will provide updates.
— Toronto District School Board (@tdsb) October 1, 2020
Police arrived on the scene shortly after and pronounced the adult male dead just before 9:50 am.
A late-model, four-door sedan is considered a possible suspect vehicle.
Daily Hive will update once more information is available.