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Man dead, another injured after shooting in Toronto

Click to play video: 'The hunt is on for a suspect or suspects after a fatal shooting on Lansdowne Avenue south of Bloor Street'
The hunt is on for a suspect or suspects after a fatal shooting on Lansdowne Avenue south of Bloor Street
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Toronto police say a man in his 20s has died and another man has serious injuries after being shot in the city’s west end early Tuesday.

The shooting happened near Bloor Street West and Lansdowne Avenue at around 1:30 a.m.

Police said a man in his 20s was found with gunshot wounds.

He was taken to hospital in serious, life-threatening condition but he was pronounced dead in hospital, police said.

Another man, also in his 20s, took himself to hospital with a gunshot wound but his injuries were non-life-threatening, police said.

Click to play video: '1 dead, another man injured in west Toronto shooting'
1 dead, another man injured in west Toronto shooting

Homicide Detective Mike McGinn told reporters officers are investigating if the second man who arrived at the hospital is directly connected to the shooting.

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McGinn would not elaborate on where the shooting occurred and said the investigation is still in its early stages.

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The victim’s identity has not yet been revealed as next of kin is still being notified, McGinn said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Police investigate shooting on Feb. 6, 2024. Robbie Ford / Global News

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