Toronto police ID victim in shooting near Ellesmere and Kennedy

Toronto police have identified a man who died at the hospital after a shooting near Ellesmere and Kennedy Roads Friday morning.

In a press release Saturday, police said the victim is Douglas Devlin, 54, of Toronto.

Officers were called to the intersection around 4:30 a.m. on Oct. 29 for the sound of gunfire.

Police said Devlin had arrived at an Esso gas station after being shot on the sidewalk outside a nearby square.

He was taken to the hospital, where he died shortly after.

Devlin had a dog with him at the time and was taken by the city’s animal service department.

The incident is being investigated as a homicide.

Anyone with information or dashboard camera video relevant to the investigation should contact Toronto Police.

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