London man dies following east-end shooting at a Tim Hortons
The victim suffered life-threatening injuries and later died in hospital
A shooting outside a Tim Hortons restaurant in London Wednesday afternoon has left one man dead and police searching for suspects.
At about 2:30 p.m, London police were called to the incident at the coffee shop on Dundas Street, west of Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Officials said they found an adult male, in his early 20s, inside the restaurant suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to hospital but was later pronounced deceased.
The victim has been identified as 21-year-old Christopher Clements-Card of London. Police say an autopsy will be performed Thursday.
Investigators said Clements-Card was shot by one of three men who arrived at the Tim Hortons in a silver four-door sedan. They said shots were fired in the parking lot and the three men fled the scene. A person who was with the victim was not injured.
Police said a vehicle involved in the incident was located a short distance from the scene. The search continues for the three suspects.
Police said the shooting was not a random attack.
Josh Craig was on his way to work and stopped for a coffee at his local Tim Hortons when he learned about the shooting.
"It's crazy. It's absolutely crazy. I never would have thought it. Never," he said. "It's unfortunate"
Police blocked off the Tim Hortons and expanded the area of investigation to an overlooking green space and a rear parking lot.
No major updates. But London police seem to be expanding the area of investigation. <br><br>They’re blocking off the patch of grass just before the side walk.<br><br>Earlier, they had just blocked off the Tim Hortons. <a href="https://t.co/yjwA0JveOk">pic.twitter.com/yjwA0JveOk</a>—@Hala_Ghonaim
London police officers are investigating an east end shooting that happened at a Tim Hortons along Dundas Street near Veterans Memorial Parkway. <br><br>Police say one man is in hospital with life threatening injuries. <br><br>It’s unclear if police are looking for any suspects right now. <a href="https://t.co/yOJHLGDRza">pic.twitter.com/yOJHLGDRza</a>—@Hala_Ghonaim