Toronto police have identified the victim of the fatal shooting in the Summerhill area Friday night.
Officers were called to the area to Mathersfield Drive around 8 p.m.as several callers reported hearing multiple gunshots. The shooting occured in a laneway next to a row of townhomes.
Two victims were found with gunshot wounds on the scene. A male victim was pronounced dead on the scene while the 27-year-old female victim was rushed to hospital in critical condition.
The man has been identified as 23-year-old Sirac Tesfay of Toronto.
Witnesses reported seeing a smaller light-coloured, possibly grey or silver, four-door sedan with dark tinted windows flee the area at a high rate of speed.
There has been no further suspect information released.
This is the fourth homicide in Toronto in 2021.