Identity of man shot to death Thursday released


Toronto Police are asking for the public's assistance in trying to solve the city's 47th homicide of the year.

Officers responded to a call about gunshots heard on Dixon road Thursday afternoon. When they arrived, the found a man in a car with apparent gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.

He has now been identified as 29 year old Abdulkadir Bihi, 29, of Toronto.

A post-mortem examination was held on Friday that determined the cause of death was a gunshot wound to the torso.

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who observed or heard anything out of the ordinary in the area on Thursday at around 2:45 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).