Toronto Police identify man fatally shot near Eglinton Avenue


The Toronto Police on Sunday identified a man who was fatally shot near Eglinton Avenue West in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Identifying the victim as Donald Leroy “Smokey” Marson, 36, of Toronto, the police said the investigators are appealing to anyone that witnessed the shooting, or were in the area at the time and have video surveillance or dash cam footage to contact them.

The officers responded to a call for a shooting at 2591 Eglinton Avenue West at 2:20 a.m., on Saturday, October 23, 2021, and located the 36-year-old man in an apartment unit who had been shot.

The Toronto Police said the officers commenced life-saving measures but the man was pronounced deceased at the scene.



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