Toronto police ID victim in shooting near Ellesmere and Kennedy

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Douglas Devlin, 54, of Toronto, died in hospital Friday morning after a shooting in Scarborough. (Submitted by Toronto Police Service - image credit)
Douglas Devlin, 54, of Toronto, died in hospital Friday morning after a shooting in Scarborough. (Submitted by Toronto Police Service - image credit)

Toronto police have identified a man who died in hospital after a shooting near Ellesmere and Kennedy Roads on Friday morning.

In a news release on Saturday, police said the victim is Douglas Devlin, 54, of Toronto.

Officers were called to the intersection around 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 for the sound of gunshots.

Police said Devlin had made his way to an Esso gas station after being shot on the sidewalk outside a nearby plaza.

He was rushed to hospital, where he died shortly after.

Devlin had a dog with him at the time and was taken by the city's animal services department.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information or dashboard camera video relevant to the investigation is asked to contact Toronto police.

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