Bayview Village shooting victim becomes city's latest homicide

Bayview Village shooting victim becomes city's latest homicide

A man found suffering from gunshot wounds in the city's Bayview Village neighbourhood last week has died in hospital, police confirm.

Police said they responded to a call about a shooting on February 8 at 11:13 p.m near the area of Burbank Drive and Canary Crescent, near Finch Avenue East and Bayview Avenue.

The man was taken to a trauma centre with a bullet wound, according to Toronto paramedics.

Police are appealing for any witnesses to investigators.

Police said Omar, who is from Toronto, has ties to the Regina and Vancouver areas.

Authorities believe the man, identified as Isahaq Omar, was shot inside the SUV prior to exiting the vehicle.

This is Toronto's sixth murder victim of 2018.

Investigators are looking for a black 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV with licence plate CADN 350.

Police are asking anyone who spots the vehicle to call 9-1-1 and not to approach the driver.

Police previously said that the suspect should be considered armed and risky and said anyone who spots the Jeep should call 911.

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