The 19-year-old who was shot to death in the parking lot of a North York fast food restaurant is the city’s ninth homicide of the year, according to Toronto police.
At around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday, Toronto police responded to a shooting in the parking lot of a McDonald’s on Ingram Drive near Keele Street.
According to authorities, a male was located in a car with multiple gunshot wounds.
Officers commenced life-saving measures but the man succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
The man has been identified as Malachi Elijah Bainbridge, 19, of Toronto.
Police said two men were seen fleeing the area in a dark sedan.
The homicide unit has taken over the investigation.
“Investigators are seeking assistance from anyone who may have information or dash cam video and was travelling on Keele Street between Ingram Drive and Highway 401 that evening,” police said in a press release on Saturday.
Suspect descriptions have not been released.