Man killed in daylight taking pictures in Walmart parking zone recognized by Toronto police


Investigators have recognized a 26-year-old man who was pronounced useless within the parking zone of a west-end Toronto Walmart on Thursday after being shot.

Emergency crews have been known as to the realm of St. Clair and Mould avenues, close to Runnymede Street, round 1:45 p.m. after receiving a report of a taking pictures.

When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a person within the parking zone affected by a gunshot wound.

Regardless of life-saving measures, the person was pronounced useless on the scene.

The sufferer has been recognized by police as Toronto resident Andre Rodriguez.

Not a lot else is thought concerning the circumstances of the taking pictures, however witnesses who have been within the space on the time instructed CTV Information Toronto that they heard an argument seconds earlier than pictures have been fired.

“All of a sudden, I hear two folks arguing behind the carts,” one resident, who didn’t wish to be recognized, stated. “Thirty seconds later I heard two pictures. Then I run over there and see one man mendacity on the bottom.”

Investigators stated white SUV with one occupant was seen travelling westbound on St. Clair Avenue on the time of the taking pictures.

Police are asking anybody who knew Rodriquez or who could have been in touch with him during the last week to contact investigators. They’re additionally asking anybody who was driving within the space between 1 p.m. and a couple of p.m. and who could have dashboard digital camera footage to succeed in out to police.

That is Toronto’s 49th murder of the yr.