26-year-old man dead after shooting in Toronto’s east end

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Toronto police say a 26-year-old man is dead after an early morning shooting in the city’s east end on Sunday.

Police said officers and paramedics were called to an apartment building on McCowan Road, north of Eglinton Avenue East, at around 2:50 a.m. with reports gunshots were fired.

According to a statement released Sunday afternoon, the victim was approached by two suspects outside the building before he was shot multiple times.

Police said the victim, who was later identified as Koshin Yusuf, died at the scene.

“The investigation remains ongoing and officers are urging anyone who was in the area at the time, or has any information about the shooting, to contact police,” the statement said.

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“In particular, anyone with CCTV or dash-cam footage, around the time of the incident, is also encouraged to contact detectives.”

As of Sunday afternoon, police didn’t release a description of the suspects.

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