Neeko Mitchell identified as man shot dead near Kipling, Finch
Toronto police are appealing to witnesses in the aftermath of a deadly shooting outside a community centre that claimed 25-year-old Neeko Mitchell’s life on Sunday night.
Police say Mitchell died in hospital after he was found shot at the North Kipling Community Centre, located at 2 Rowntree Rd., some time after 8 p.m.
The victim was publicly identified by police on Monday.
Police say there was a large community event going on at the time. They are asking anyone who may have information about the shooting to speak with investigators.
Saleha Nahdi, a community crisis response staffer with the city, said Mitchell was not a member of the community, nor was he "a participant of the community centre."
Const. Wendy Drummond told CBC News that the victim was known to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Toronto Police Homicide Squad at 416-808-7400 or 23 Division at 416-808-2300. They can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), or online at www.222tips.com.