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Police say man died in 'targeted shooting' in Friday night gunfire at Richmond Hill entertainment plaza
Nov. 20, 2023
Tom Kelly

A man was killed in what police believe was a “targeted shooting” at an entertainment plaza in Richmond Hill in the late evening on Friday, Nov. 17.

York Regional Police received reports of a man shot in a parking lot of a plaza on York Boulevard at East Beaver Creek Road in Richmond Hill at around 11:20 p.m.

Police found an adult man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to a hospital but pronounced dead. A post-mortem is anticipated in the days to come.

Police are not releasing the victim’s identity at this time.

The area where the shooting occurred is well-travelled and there were many people in the plaza at the time. Police are asking any witnesses to come forward as soon as possible along with anyone who has video footage, including dashcam, cellphone or security footage.

Information can be provided by calling the York Regional Police Homicide Unit at 1-866-876-5423, extension 7865, or by email at