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Man shot during early morning mugging

Victim shot after trying to get away

A man was shot after being mugged in the Dufferin Street/Eglinton Avenue West area early Friday morning.

Toronto police say the 30-year-old victim was approached by three men at about 2:30 a.m.

The victim handed over money as he was told to do, but the suspects demanded more.

When the man made a run for it, he was shot in the abdomen.

He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The suspects are described as:
#1: light black complexion, 6’1”, late teens, wearing a blue baseball cap with corn rows
sticking out,
#2: Asian, possibly Filipino, late teens, wearing a white T-shirt and a chain with a cross,
#3: black, 5’8”, late teens, wearing a black baseball cap with a white “C” on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-1300.

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