Toronto Homicide #53 – Karim Hirani gunned down in a parkinglot

Toronto police  responded to reports of a shooting at 415 Driftwood Avenue on July 8th at approximately 3:20am.

Police and paramedics found Karim Hirani, 25, of Toronto, suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body. Despite life saving efforts, Hirani was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Det.-Sgt. Mike Carbone said in a press confrence  that “Hirani was in the company of two individuals and attended the building located at 415 Driftwood Avenue. It appears the three men purchased some alcohol and commenced drinking in the courtyard very near to the pedestrian bridge”. While the men were drinking, an unknown man approached the men and started shooting.

One male suspect was seen leaving the area, and has been described as black, approximately 20, wearing a hooded sweater, dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.