Man, 65, killed in Toronto West Flea Market shooting, teen boy arrested

Toronto police say they have arrested a 16-year-old boy after a 65-year-old man was shot to death at the Toronto West Flea Market.

Police have identified man shot to death as flea market employee Rocco Scavetta

Police have identified the man killed in the shooting as flea market employee Rocco Scavetta, 65. He died at the scene. (Adrian Cheung/CBC)

Toronto police say they have arrested a 16-year-old boy after a 65-year-old man was shot to death at the Toronto West Flea Market.

Police identified the victim as flea market employee Rocco Scavetta. He died at the scene.

Scavetta is Toronto's 74th homicide victim of the year.

Emergency crews were called on scene, near Old Weston Road and St. Clair Avenue West, shortly after 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

The shooter fled the scene but was arrested a short time later.

Several vendors told CBC Toronto that the shooter was seen outside of the building with a gun. 

A boy, 16, has been charged with second degree murder, unauthorized possession of a firearm and robbery with a firearm. He cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act. (Adrian Cheung/CBC)