Murder victim identified

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A man murdered Friday in Toronto has been identified as Douglas Devlin, 54, of Toronto.

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Police responded to a call for gunshots around 4.30 a.m. Friday in the Kennedy-Ellesmere Rds. area and upon arrival, located a man who had been shot.

The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.

Police said Devlin was shot while being robbed. He stumbled across the street from a plaza in the area and collapsed in a gas station parking lot.

Shooting victim fighting for life

A shooting in Vaughan has left a man fighting for his life.

Police found a man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen when officers answered a call in the Steeles Ave. W.-Weston Rd. area around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

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The victim was rushed to a hospital, where he remains in serious condition.

Police have said they are trying to pinpoint the location where the shooting took place, since it does not appear to have happened where the victim was found.

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A police presence was focused on Steeles Ave., outside the Cameo Lounge, near Scholes Rd.

Two accused of murder

Arrests have been made in the killing of Toronto’s Nikie Timm, 37, the city’s 67th homicide of 2021.

Timm and another victim were shot in North York early on Oct. 21.

Police found Timm with critical wounds in the parking lot of a building on Bakersfield St., near Sheppard Ave. W. and Keele St.

He was suffering from multiple gunshot wounds and was rushed to a nearby trauma centre, where he was later pronounced dead.

The second victim was able to get to hospital on his own, with non-life-threatening injuries.

David Benjamin, 41, and Leary Hibbert, 41 — both of Toronto — are each charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.


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