Fatal shooting outside Toronto nightclub

Jelena Loncar. (Photo from Instagram)

Jelena Loncar. (Photo from Instagram)

Angela Hennessy and Irene Thomaidis, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:22 AM ET

TORONTO — A night of partying in Toronto ended with a terrifying last call.

"We heard gunshots and then saw everyone running towards us shouting, ‘People are getting shot,’” Stephanie Lusk, 23, said Tuesday, hours after a double shooting around 3 a.m. in front of C Lounge nightclub. "They were screaming at us to run.”

Jelena Loncar, 31, was found across the street from the club with a single bullet wound. She was rushed to hospital where was pronounced dead, police said.

A 25-year-old male victim was shot up to six times and taken to hospital in critical condition.

The man stumbled to a Shell gas station, where 911 was called.

Det. Robert Choe said police have yet to determine if the victims were patrons of the club, but said police were reviewing "an abundance" of surveillance footage from the area.

The male victim was known to police, Choe said, adding detectives have not yet determined if the victims were known to each other or if either of them was targeted.

"Anything is possible and that is one of the avenues we are going to explore but ... the investigation is still in its infancy so that is tough to determine at this point," he said.

The Chronicle Herald in Halifax identified the man as Tremaine Nigel Fraser, a former Cape Breton University basketball star. Toronto Police would not confirm or deny the report Tuesday night.


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