Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Say 17-Year-Old Boy Dies after Shooting in Northwestern Toronto

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Police Say 17-Year-Old Boy Dies after Shooting in Northwestern Toronto

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17-year-old boy dies after shooting in Toronto

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TORONTO - The stepmother of a 17-year-old boy who was fatally shot early Sunday in Toronto says he was in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Trisha Samuels says her stepson Jarryl Hagley was eating pizza down the street from the house with his friends when the shooting happened.

"He was a very loving boy, he loved everybody that was around him, he wasn't a trouble-maker," Samuels says. "He was just at the wrong place at the wrong time."

Police said they responded to the call at about 1:40 a.m. They say Hagley was shot after a gunman entered the restaurant and began firing in his direction. He was taken to hospital, but later died of his injuries.

Staff Sgt. Tim Jacob says the police are not releasing any more information about the shooting, but are urging witnesses to come forward. …

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