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Woman shot in Etobicoke last weekend has died, police say

A woman who was shot early Sunday morning in Etobicoke has died, police said Friday, marking the city’s ninth homicide of 2019.

Victim, identified as Veronika Mrhova, 24, was found without vital signs outside condo building early Sunday

Police say Veronika Mrhova, 24, was found without vital signs in a vehicle near an Etobicoke condo building early Sunday morning. She died on Friday. (Toronto Police Service)

A woman who was shot early Sunday morning in Etobicoke has died, police said Friday, marking the city's ninth homicide of 2019.

Police were called to the area of Park Lawn Road and Lake Shore Boulevard West around 6:50 a.m. Sunday for reports of gunshots. They found a woman in a white Mercedes without vital signs and suffering from apparent gunshot wounds near a condo building at 33 Shore Breeze Dr.

Paramedics rushed the woman to St. Michael's Hospital.  She died in hospital on Friday, according to a police news release.

Police identified the victim as Veronika Mrhova, 24, of Toronto.

According to police, two people were seen fleeing the area in a dark-coloured SUV, heading east on Lake Shore Boulevard.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation. Police are asking that anyone with information contact them at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS.

Police were called to the area of Lake Shore Boulevard West and Park Lawn Road for reports of gunshots early Sunday morning. (Ivan Arsovski/CBC)