Rexdale shooting victim identified by Police

A male victim, who suffered gun shot wounds and died of his injuries, has been identified.

18-year-old Aseel Yehya of Toronto ,was shot by unknown suspects as he walked on Elmhurst Drive near Redwater Drive in Rexdale last Wednesday night.

Toronto Police allege Yehya was approached by a dark-coloured vehicle.

Sounds of gunshots were heard. Yehya was shot and collpased to the ground. 

The suspect vehicle fled the area. 

People in the area stopped to provide medical assistance. He was taken to hospital via emergency run, where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

A post-mortem examination was conducted on Friday January 11th. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online at, online on our Facebook Leave a Tip page, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).