Toronto murder victim killed in downtown shooting

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A 36-year-old Toronto man has died following a downtown shooting Saturday night.

Toronto Police said Elijah Eleazar Mahepath was rushed to a hospital but died from his injuries.

A gunman approached the victim in the Dundas St.-George St. area around 7 pm and shot him several times, according to police.

When officers arrived, they found critically-injured Mahepath.

The suspect is described as black, 35-40, with short hair. He was wearing a light-coloured long-sleeve shirt, blue jeans, and a light blue surgical mask.

Detectives urge anyone with information to call 416-808-7400, or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

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