Toronto police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting in East York on Saturday night as Mohamed Abdulkadir Ali, 28.

Police received a call about the sound of gunfire in the area of Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road around 9 p.m. Sunday, they said in a release. 

Officers on scene said Ali was found on Meighen Avenue, suffering a serious gunshot wound. Several shell casings were also found on the ground, Sgt. David Dube said. 

Meighen Avenue shooting

A man in his 20s has died in hospital after a shooting near Victoria Park Avenue and Dawes Road on Saturday night. (John Hanley/CBC)

"We're trying to figure out exactly what happened," Dube said, adding that investigators were trying to determine if the victim was a resident of the area or just visiting. 

Ali was rushed to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition but died of injuries Sunday.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation. There is no word yet on a suspect.

Ali is Toronto's 13th homicide victim of the year.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

Meighen Ave. shooting

Officers canvassed the neighbourhood for information after the shooting. No suspect information is available yet. (John Hanley/CBC)