Toronto

Police identify man, 22, fatally shot outside Etobicoke plaza

Toronto police have identified a man who was shot and killed in the parking lot of an Etobicoke plaza early Tuesday.

Jovahn McKnollys of Toronto died at the scene

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation, Toronto police say. (@LindaWardCBC/CBC)

Toronto police have identified a man who was shot and killed in the parking lot of an Etobicoke plaza early Tuesday.

Jovahn McKnollys, 22, of Toronto, is the city's 39th homicide victim of the year.

Police were called just after midnight to Westown Plaza, in the area of Dixon Road and Islington Avenue, for reports of gunfire.

They arrived to find McKnollys unconscious on the ground in the parking lot.

Officers tried to perform CPR but he died at the scene.

Jovahn McKnollys, 22, was found unconscious on the ground. He died at the scene. (Submitted by Toronto Police Service)

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them at 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

While police were at the plaza overnight, another person was shot outside an apartment building several blocks north of the scene. That person has non-life threatening injuries, police said. 

It is not clear if the two shootings were connected.

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