Man dies after shooting in Etobicoke, homicide team investigating

A man has died following a shooting near Etobicoke's Mount Olive and Silverstone drives on Saturday.

Police say they are looking for a male suspect who fled the scene

Police say a man has died following a shooting in Etobicoke. (John Hanley/CBC)

A man has died Sunday morning following a shooting near Etobicoke's Mount Olive and Silverstone drives on Saturday.

Police said they were called to the scene at approximately 5:45 p.m. after gunshots were heard.

On arrival, the police found the victim with what appeared to be bullet wounds. Multiple shell casings were also found on scene, police said.

The injured man was rushed to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition. He died sometime overnight police say.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

Acting Duty Inspector Keith Smith said at the scene that the shooting happened in a Mt. Olive courtyard and that video surveillance shows the victim ran and collapsed after some distance.

Meanwhile, police are said a male suspect, described as black, between five feet 11 inches and six feet and wearing a face covering, fled the scene and is now being sought.