Police investigate a fatal shooting in Richmond Hill

York Regional Police were called to a residence on Leisure Lane in the area of Bathurst Street and Major Mackenzie Drive West in Richmond Hill on the report of a shooting at approximately 6:19pm on November 13th.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a man outside of a home suffering from gunshot wounds, without vitals. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased. Police said the victim’s identity will not be released until after the post-mortem.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423 ext. 7865, or email the Homicide Unit at homicide@yrp.ca.

The Ontario 2020 Homicide Victim List is available here

Update November 16th
The victim has been identified as Amir Hossein HOMAYOUNI, also known as Danny, 35, of Richmond Hill.

Investigators have released additional images of a suspect vehicle that was observed in the area of Leisure Lane at the time of the shooting. The license plate that was on the vehicle was stolen and did not belong with the suspect vehicle.

Suspect Vehicle:

  • 2004 to 2008 Acura TL
  • Four door
  • Black
  • Described as being dusty and the tires appeared to have low pressure
  • Stolen Ontario licence plate: CBJL478
Supplied by York Regional Police

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