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Toronto man found dead in car was victim of targeted killing, police say

Police tape marks a crime scene in this file photo.


Police believe the slaying of a man found dead in a car in west-end Toronto was a targeted killing and are searching for a suspect vehicle.

Officers responding to a shooting call Sunday night discovered the 27-year-old seated in the car (near Evans Avenue and Brown's Line) suffering from gunshot wounds.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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His name has not been released and an autopsy was scheduled for Monday.

Investigators believe a suspect fled the scene in a silver two-door car.

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