A man was killed last night in a shooting at Queen Street East and Parliament, outside of a nightclub.
According to Toronto Police, the incident happened just before 2 am. The victim had serious injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police are now investigating the shooting as a homicide.
Queen St + Parliament St
-Man shot -Injuries very serious
-Officers o/s quickly
-Victim succumbed to injuries
-Homicide now investigating #GO244561
— Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) February 8, 2019
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Queen Street East is currently closed from Parliament Street to Power Street while police undergo the investigation.
#TrafficAlertTO:I51085 QUEEN ST E EB AT PARLIAMENT ST To Power St: Queen St is closed from Parliament to Power, for this police investigation. (2019/02/08 06:38 AM).
— TO Main Roads (@TO_MainRoads) February 8, 2019
The 501 Queen streetcar is diverting both ways via Parliament Street, Dundas Street East and Broadview Avenue.
501 Queen: Diverting both ways via Parliament St, Dundas St E & Broadview Ave due to police activity at Queen & Parliament.
— TTC Service Alerts (@TTCnotices) February 8, 2019