One fatality after shooting and crash in Vaughn

Man pronounced dead after incident at Jane St. and Highway 7

Intersection of Jane St. and Highway 7, scene of collision and shooting on March 23. (Divya Rajan /Toronto Observer)

A man is dead following a shooting and collision in Vaughn on March 23.

Police said Laquan Lyew had crashed into a poleat Jane St. and Highway 7 and was found to have suffered gunshot wounds.

York Regional Police were called to the crash scene at about 1:30 a.m.

Lyew was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead later that morning.

Local resident Chamman Aggarwal says she is shocked by the event.

“I probably pass this intersection every day, I just can’t believe such a horrific event could happen here,” Aggarwal said.

The incident is being treated as a homicide, police say.