Toronto police have released security camera footage in the hope of tracking down a man wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in Etobicoke last month.
The video, which shows a suspect approaching the victim’s garage just after he arrived home and leaving just eight seconds later, was released at a news conference held on Wednesday at Police Headquarters in the city.
It also shows several vehicles pass by the address during this time period.
The victim, 42 year old Alfredo Patriarca (pictured) was shot dead in the garage near Princess Margaret Boulevard and The Kingsway at around 6 p.m. on January 20th.
Speaking at the press conference, Det.- Sgt. Joyce Schertzer said that that she the video shows that it is likely that the suspect waited in the area for the victim to return home, before following him and opening fire, adding that she hopes the images will ”resonate with somebody,” particularly the drivers of the cars seen passing by.
It was also revealed during the press conference that the victim, was present at the Sicilian Sidewalk Café in Toronto’s Little Italy in June of 2012, when 35 year old John Raposo was shot and killed by a man dressed as a construction worker.
Schertzer confirmed that Patriarca was injured in that incident and that he had had dealing with police in the past, but she stopped short of confirming that the victim had mob ties saying that “it is a very fluid investigation and we are open to all possibilities.”