Peel Regional Police are investigating a shooting in Malton that resulted in the death of a 25-year-old Toronto man.

Dennis Alexander, of Toronto, was shot in the early hours of Sunday morning on Brandon Gate Drive, according to police.

Police responded shortly after 2 a.m. after reports of shots being fired.

The victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound.

Alexander was taken to hospital where he was later pronounced dead as a result of his injuries.

Police are asking anyone with information about the incident to come forward.