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Teen shot dead at Shorenham Ct Complex

We have recently learned about a teen shot dead outside a housing complex at Shoreham Ct. This is North of Driftwood and South of Steeles.
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Here's a photo of the street from Google Maps:

The full text, as published by CP24:
Police say that a 17-year-old boy is dead after he was shot in front of his North York home on Saturday morning.

The shooting took place in front of a Toronto Community Housing complex on Shoreham Court near Jane Street at around 11:50 a.m.

Police say their preliminary invetigation suggests that the shooter or shooters fired on the victim over a fence before fleeing the scene.

The victim was taken to hospital by someone other than paramedics but was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police initially said that a young child had been shot, however they later corrected themselves and said that the victim is 17.

According to police, there are a number of witnesses who are currently being interviewed at a nearby station. Police also plan to review surveillance camera in the area.

No information has been released about potential suspects at this point.

CP24 did speak to several witnesses at the scene who said they heard multiple gunshots at the time of the shooting.

We are sorry to hear about this and offer our condolences.

Sources / More info: CP24

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