One dead, one injured in Scarborough shooting

Man and woman were shot while inside a parked car near Lawrence Ave. E. and Scarborough Golf Club Rd.

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City police are investigating an overnight shooting that left a man dead and a woman badly hurt.

Police started receiving 911 calls around 1:15 a.m. Friday morning about gunfire in a townhome complex near Lawrence Ave. E. and Scarborough Golf Club Rd.

Emergency crews arrived to find a man and a woman suffering numerous gunshot wounds outside of a black bullet hole-ridden Mercedes.

Despite efforts of Toronto paramedics, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The woman was transported to hospital in serious condition, and is expected to recover from her injuries.

As dawn broke Friday morning, Police were still at the scene collecting evidence and interviewing residents.

Anybody with information or surveillance footage of the shooting is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

bpassifiume@postmedia.com
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