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Suspected shooters sought for deadly ambush of dominoes game

Anthony Martin, 57, was killed and another man wounded in the 2020 shooting

Investigators need help identifying three men wanted for a shooting at 89 Gosford Blvd., in North York, that injured one man and killed Anthony Martin, 57, of Maple, on Sept. 24, 2020.

Homicide investigators have released images of three unidentified men suspected of opening fire on a group of friends playing dominoes at a North York townhouse complex last fall.

Toronto Police say one man was killed and another injured in the Sept. 24 shooting at 89 Gosford Blvd. — near Shoreham Dr. and Jane St.

Six men were socializing in an outdoor common area when they were ambushed around 8:30 p.m. Four men entered the complex and three of them opened fire.

Officers arrived at the scene to find two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.

  1. Elijah Simpson Sweeney, 21, is wanted by Toronto Police.

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  2. Anthony Martin, 57, of Maple, was shot dead and a second man, 21, wounded when four gunmen opened fire on a group of friends playing dominoes in the courtyard of a townhouse complex on Gosford Blvd., in North York, on Thursday, sept. 24, 2020.

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  3. One man was wounded when a shooter opened fire Thursday night on a home on Futura Dr., in North York, seen here on Friday, Sept. 25, 2020.

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One man survived his injury, the other man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The murdered man was later identified as Anthony Martin, 57, of Maple.

Anthony Martin, 57, of Maple, was shot dead and a second man, 21, was wounded when gunmen opened fire on a group playing dominoes in the courtyard of a townhouse complex on Gosford Blvd., in North York, on  Sept. 24, 2020.
Anthony Martin, 57, of Maple, was shot dead and a second man, 21, was wounded when gunmen opened fire on a group playing dominoes in the courtyard of a townhouse complex on Gosford Blvd., in North York, on  Sept. 24, 2020. Photo by Handout /Toronto Police

Police say the gunmen fled the area in a silver four-door sedan.

Investigators released the identity of one suspect five weeks ago, alerting the public that Elijah Simpson Sweeney, 21, of Toronto, was wanted for second-degree murder and attempted murder charges.

Elijah Simpson Sweeney, 21, is wanted by Toronto Police.
Elijah Simpson Sweeney, 21, is wanted by Toronto Police. Photo by Handout /Toronto Police

Police have now released security camera images of three other males wanted for the deadly shooting, hoping members of the public will recognize them and come forward.

Anyone with information regarding the identity or whereabouts of any of the suspects is urged to call homicide detectives at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

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