Toronto Police were called to the Islington Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard area around 11:30 pm February 6th, on report of a body on the recreational trail.
Police arrived to find the man scene with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim has not been identified at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS.
Update February 8th
The victim has been identified by police as Mohamed El Hatimy, 32, of Toronto.
Anyone who can help trace Mohamed El Hatimy’s whereabouts prior to the incident is asked to call the Homicide Squad at 416-808-7400.
The death of Mohamed El Hatimy is the 8th homicide for Toronto this year. The Toronto 2017 homicide victim list is available here.