Toronto police officers received a call reporting a shooting near Kennedy Road and Ellesmere Road, Scarborough around 4 a.m. on Friday, October 29.
According to the Police, the victim was with his dog on a sidewalk on Kennedy, just north of Ellesmere when he was shot and then ran to a nearby gas station. The victim collapsed outside the gas station thereby prompting an attendant to call 911.
Upon paramedics arrival on the scene they located the victim, he was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he later succumbed to his injuries.
The victim was identified as 54-year-old Douglas Devlin of Toronto.