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Indo-Canadian Woman Killed In Scarborough Shooting

Police have identified the victim as Theepa Seevaratnam, of Toronto. Following an autopsy on Saturday, the cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the chest. Seevaratnam was fatally shot in Scarborough on Friday, March 13.

TORONTO – Toronto police have identified the 38-year-old Indo-Canadian woman as the person who was fatally shot in Scarborough Friday.

Police have identified the victim as Theepa Seevaratnam, of Toronto. Following an autopsy on Saturday, the cause of death was determined to be a gunshot wound to the chest.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Brimley and Pitfield roads, south of Sheppard Avenue East, just before 10 a.m. for reports of unknown trouble.

When officers arrived, they located two women suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both victims were taken to a trauma centre, where Seevaratnam was pronounced dead. The other woman has non-life-threatening injuries.

The suspect has been described as a black male, about five-foot-eight to six-feet tall, with a medium build and short hair. He was wearing light-coloured pants and a dark jacket.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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