Police identify Georgina man, 30, fatally shot outside Newmarket home
Cody Gionet found with gunshot wounds on driveway Saturday night, died of injuries in hospital
York Regional Police have identified a man fatally shot outside a Newmarket home as Cody Gionet, 30, of Georgina, Ont.
Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the Saturday night shooting on Sheldon Avenue, near Yonge Street and Davis Drive, but no charges have been laid, police said in a news release.
Insp. Russ Bellman, duty inspector for York Regional Police, said officers responded to a residence at about 9:50 p.m. for a weapons call.
When officers arrived, they found Gionet suffering from gunshot wounds in a driveway. He was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
"The investigation is still ongoing. Investigators have been interviewing witnesses and will be following up on information gained through this co-operation," the release reads.
"Any additional witnesses that may have seen or heard anything in the area of Sheldon Avenue leading up to, or following, the shooting are asked to contact police."
Police said they are also appealing to nearby businesses or residences that may have surveillance camera footage to come forward.
Sheldon Avenue in Newmarket continues to be closed as police investigate.
"It's still a crime scene," Bellman said.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the homicide unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Heavy police presence in the area of Yonge St and Davis Dr. Officers onscene of a shooting. 1 person taken to hospital.—@YRP