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Toronto police identify man shot dead on long weekend

08/06/2013 12:10 EDT | Updated 10/06/2013 05:12 EDT
Toronto police have identified the man shot dead near High Park at the end of the long weekend.

Just before 6 p.m. on Monday, police were called to an address on Swansea Mews, near Windermere Avenue and The Queensway, regarding a report about an assault in progress.

Insp. Tim Crone told reporters that shots were fired shortly after police arrived at the scene.

A male victim was rushed to St. Michael’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Crone said that the victim was shot in the torso.

Late Tuesday morning, police said the victim was 26-year-old Christopher Kotsopoulos.

Crone said police were seeking at least one suspect following the shooting.

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