Toronto

Man shot and killed in industrial plaza near York University

A man in his 40s was shot and killed in an industrial plaza near York University just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Toronto Paramedics said.

Man in his 40s pronounced dead on scene, paramedics said

Police were called to a shooting near Canarctic Drive and Keele Street on Tuesday night. (CBC)

A man in his 40s was shot and killed in an industrial plaza near York University just after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Toronto Paramedics said.

Police received a call for a shooting just north of Canarctic Drive on Keele Street at about 9:36 p.m.

It's not clear where the man was shot, but when emergency teams arrived at the scene, a victim was found lying on the ground in the area. Video from the scene shows a covered body outside in the parking lot.

"A man in his 40s was pronounced at the scene," Evert Steenge, Toronto Paramedics deputy commander told CBC Toronto.

Police said the man suffered wounds to the upper section of his body.

Police said the Homicide Unit has been notified and is now investigating.

This is Toronto's 82nd homicide for the year.

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