Police have released the identity of a man who was gunned down in Yorkville.
Gabriel Nikov, 18, of Toronto, was shot outside a coffee shop at Yonge and Bloor just after 8 p.m., on Wednesday.
Witnesses say he was shot five times in the back after getting into an altercation with a group of men on the street.
The victim was taken to St. Mike’s hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
Police say they are searching for three males in connection to the shooting.
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