Toronto police identify third homicide victim of week

A 75-year-old man died from gunshot wounds on Thursday night after being shot while dropping off his granddaughter at a school on Toronto’s west side, and police have since identified him as Joseph Loparco,…

Toronto police identify third homicide victim of week

A 75-year-old man died from gunshot wounds on Thursday night after being shot while dropping off his granddaughter at a school on Toronto’s west side, and police have since identified him as Joseph Loparco, the city’s 73rd homicide victim of the year.

The Toronto Star reported that the suspect fled the scene on foot and was wearing a black jacket and jeans. The victim was found about 8:15 p.m. by police at North Shore Academy, whose students are mostly students of North Shore Public School.

This is a developing story. Anybody with information is asked to contact the Toronto Police Service (TPS) at 416-808-5200 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477).

In the meantime, Toronto Police services (TPS) have released a photo of the suspect:

Media Advisory https://t.co/25AeSI2pjw — Toronto Police OPS (@TPSOperations) February 15, 2017

Read the full article on the Toronto Star.

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