20 July 2009

Bright lights, big city...

...gutted like a deer...

-- SCARBOROUGH -- A man, believed to be in his 20s, was killed in a noon-hour swarming in the city's east end today.

The man was rushed to hospital around 12:30 p.m., after he was found on Bonis Ave. – in the Sheppard Ave. and Birchmount Rd. area – suffering from stab wounds, police said. He was rushed to hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

He was reportedly attacked by several people. There are unconfirmed reports one of the attackers wielded a hammer.

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The cab driver picked up a fare at around 9:30 p.m. at Cather Court and Varna Drive, located near Lawrence Avenue and the Allen Expressway. As a man got into the backseat of the vehicle, a group of men approached the car and immediately began arguing with the passenger.

One of the men standing on the street pulled out a gun and fired at the passenger.