UPDATE: Police say east-end fatal shooting was a targetted attack

Police looking for a suspect after shots rang out near Greenwood and Gerrard

One person is dead and three others are hurt after a shooting in the east end.

Shots rang out outside a home on Walpole Ave near Greenwood Ave and Gerrard St E. just before 9 p.m. Saturday. 

A man in his 20s was pronounced dead on scene and three other men in their 20s ended up in hospital. One of them has since been released. 

Det Sgt Gary Giroux, on scene this morning, tells Newstalk 1010 that the man killed has been identified as Douglas Parker, someone who was known to police. 

He says the three other victims are "friends or associates" of Parker. 

Giroux is calling this a targetted attack. 

"I think the reason for the number of injured is that they were standing in close proximity of the deceased person and that's how they were injured themselves," he says. 

Officers are looking for one outstanding suspect but they do not have a description. They're also canvassing the area, looking for any discarded weapons. 

Any witnesses are being asked to come forward. 

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  1. Herry posted on 05/25/2014 10:43 AM
    There seems to be no shortage of useless, POS black rats terrorizing this town ! Where are the cops ? OR, Send in the armed guard to clean the shxt off the streets !
    1. HP posted on 05/25/2014 10:59 AM
      @Herry People don't realize that police are not employed for crime prevention. It's just not their job. They don't show up until a crime has been committed, not before.
    2. kenfromcanada posted on 05/25/2014 12:22 PM
      @Herry Herry - a.k.a. - donny p(utz),

      Being the chickenshit you are, you love posting your racist crap here, bet you don't DARE do the same in public, say - amongst a mixed group of people....Nah, trolls HIDE.

      So, this still applies to you:

      'It is obvious you suffer from Coprographia: involuntarily making vulgar writings or drawings.[1] Coprographia comes from the Greek κόπρος meaning "faeces". (Thanks Wikipedia).
      THEREFOR - being full of faeces - is a natural state of yours............

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