Man dead, 2 women injured in downtown shooting

Toronto police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning. (Darek Zdzienicki/CBC News - image credit)
Toronto police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning. (Darek Zdzienicki/CBC News - image credit)

Toronto police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Saturday morning.

Police were called to the Richmond Street West area near University Avenue around 5 a.m. with reports of a shooting, according to Const. David Hopkinson.

A man in his 30s was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead, he said.

Hopkinson said two women were also injured, one seriously and one less seriously.

Homicide investigators have taken over the case.

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