Victim identified in fatal shooting

Two others injured in shooting outside Markham Road restaurant

The victim of Wednesday’s fatal shooting outside of Scarborough restaurant has been identified by police as 27-year-old Yusef Hagi Ahmed.

The drive-by shooting happened around 12:45 a.m. outside Tropics Restaurant and Bar. Police responded to the sound of gunshots in the area.

Ahmed was among three who were hit by gunfire. Two others, a male and a female, sustained non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting, police say.

Ahmed was reportedly inside a vehicle when the shooting occurred, according to Det. Jeffrey Tavares.

Ahmed was rushed to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators are looking for a man described as 20 years old, with a light complexion and dark clothing.



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Posted: Dec 17 2016 2:47 pm
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