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Shooting death of 19-year-old linked to another homicide on same day, police say

Toronto police say a 19-year-old has died in hospital a month after he was shot in the chest. 

They say Jonathan Rodriguez-Sanchez was shot on Sept. 27, and died on Wednesday. 

Officers say they now believe the suspects involved in his death are also responsible for another fatal shooting that happened an hour earlier. 

Police say 24-year-old Josephate Tyran Martelly was found with a gunshot wound in a building’s hallway, and died at the scene. 

They say a 21-year-old man was also found injured at the scene, and was taken to hospital. 

Police are asking anyone with information to come forward. 

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 29, 2020. 

The Canadian Press

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