Saturday, March 17, 2018

Nnamdi Ogba, 26 of Toronto was fatally shot near Scarlett Rd in Etobicoke Friday March 16, 2018

A man found dead of gunshot wounds near Scarlett Rd. in Etobicoke Friday night has been identified as Nnamdi Ogba, 26. Police are investigating his shooting as a homicide.

Police responded to the scene at Scarlett Rd. and Scarlettwood Crt., near the Humber River, after receiving a call regarding reports of gunshots around 11 p.m.

Officers found Ogba with multiple gunshot wounds, lying on the ground “unconscious and not breathing.” He was pronounced dead before any attempt to transfer him to hospital.

Police are searching for two men who were seen sprinting away from the scene.

“There was at least eight shots that were heard,” said police spokesperson Katrina Arrogate. “We’re still looking for the two suspects.”

There is no clear description of the two men seen fleeing at this point, but they were spotted heading towards Tilden Cres., Arrogate said.

Units remained on scene searching for suspects after the incident. Anyone who may have seen anything is encouraged to come forward, police say.

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