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Homicide unit investigating after man dies from injuries in Vaughan shooting

Last Updated Aug 11, 2019 at 7:05 am EDT

File photo of a York Regional Police cruiser. (File/CITYNEWS)

The York Regional Police homicide unit is investigating after a man was shot and killed in Vaughan early Saturday morning.

Around 2 a.m. Saturday, police said a man was admitted to a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Police said they believe the man was shot at around 1:45 a.m. after an altercation outside of a home in the area of Cranston Park Avenue and Ridgeway Court in Vaughan.

“The victim sadly died from his injuries in the hospital,” police said. “Two or more male suspects fled the scene in a dark-colored vehicle.”

Police are asking anyone with information to contact them or submit an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers.