Second man, 22, dies from injuries at Eaton Centre shootings

TORONTO – A second, 22-year-old man died Monday of multiple gunshot wounds to the neck and chest resulting from a shooting on June 2 at the Eaton Centre in Toronto.

The dead man’s name has been withheld by a court-ordered ban, pending a post mortem examination of the body today.

Other victims include Ahmed Hassan 24, who was killed in the same shootings. A 13?year?old boy who was also shot in the head, remains hospitalised in a serious but stable condition.

The suspected gunner, Christopher Husbands, 23, of Toronto, turned himself in, and remains in police custody. He was charged with first degree murder and six counts of attempted murder at Old City Hall court on June 4.

The investigation is continuing into the suspected targeted gang shooting.

Several known gang members or persons with gang associations have been identified, but there was only one assailant, Detective Sergeant Brian Borg said at an earlier press briefing. He still could not say what motivated the shooting.

Police have called on anyone who took photos or videos at the time of the shooting can help with the investigation by uploading them to the Toronto Police Service special web page, or leave contact information with their name, phone number and email address.

The Homicide Squad can also be contacted at 416?808?7400, Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416?222?TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com, text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637), or Leave A Tip on Facebook.

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