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Victim identified in fatal North York shooting

Last Updated Jul 4, 2020 at 10:53 pm EDT

Police investigate after a man was shot near Chester Le Boulevard on July 4, 2020. CITYNEWS/Ryan Belgrave

A 43-year-old man has died following a shooting in a North York neighbourhood Saturday afternoon.

Toronto police said they were called at around 1:39 p.m. to the Victoria Park Avenue and Finch Avenue East area for a report that a person had been shot.

Officers said they found a man with serious gunshot wounds in a parking lot near Chester Le Boulevard. EMS said they transported a man with life-threatening injuries to a local hospital.

The man later died of injuries in the hospital, police said. He has been identified as Andre Charles, 43, of Toronto.

Police said two male suspects were seen fleeing the area in a blue Hyundai.

The homicide squad has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police directly. Tips can also be left anonymously with Crime Stoppers.