Man killed in triple shooting at North York sports facility identified

Toronto’s latest homicide victim has been identified as Edwin Farley Alvarado Quintero.

The 49-year-old Woodbridge resident died at the hospital after being shot at the La Liga Sports Complex, an indoor soccer and basketball facility near Finch Avenue West and Alness Street, just west of Dufferin Street.

Quintero is the city’s 56th homicide victim this year.

That unintended eventwhere two other men also suffered gunshot wounds, happened on Sunday shortly after 7 p.m. One of the other victims has life-threatening injuries, while the other person’s are serious.

All three men, who according to police are over the age of 20, were taken to local trauma centers.

“We are currently investigating and speaking to witnesses and we have our forensic identification services at the scene and the homicide squad are on their way to take over the investigation,” Sgt. Saleem Husain told reporters at the scene on Sunday night.

No information is available at this time about possible suspects or what may have led to the shooting.

Several grenades were found at the scene, the police said. Investigators would not say whether the shooting was targeted.

It’s also not clear exactly what was happening inside La Liga when the shooting took place. According to the complex’s website, the venue hosts indoor soccer games as well as salsa, Zumba, birthday parties and other activities.

“We are all concerned about a shooting, especially in this case where three people have been shot,” Husain said.

“We are conducting a full investigation. We are asking everyone to come forward. We are working with the community to bring this to a quick resolution.”

The Homicide and Missing Persons Unit is now handling the investigation.

Anyone with additional information should contact Toronto police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477 (TIPS) or

With files from CP24’s Joshua Freeman.

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