Toronto police identify man, 23, shot and killed near McCowan and Sheppard

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Toronto police identify man, 23, shot and killed near McCowan and Sheppard
Toronto police identify man, 23, shot and killed near McCowan and Sheppard

A man killed during a shooting inside a night club in Scarborough has been identified by Toronto police, who are appealing for information in the investigation.

At 3:48 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 13, police responded to a shooting in the area of McCowan Road and Nugget Avenue, near Sheppard Avenue.

According to police, a man shot inside a night club had life-threatening injuries. Paramedics transported the man to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, the man was identified by police as 23-year-old Mohamed Asser. He is Toronto’s 81st murder victim of 2021.

Police say several people were at the night club when the shooting happened.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate, and are appealing for anyone with video or information from the incident to contact them at 416-808-7400. Anonymous tips can be provided through Crime Stoppers at 222tips.com or 416-222-8477 (TIPS).

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