May 18, 2017 11:33 pm
Updated: May 19, 2017 5:53 am

Man found in serious condition after shooting in northwest Toronto

Toronto police block off part of the scene in the Coppermill and Hardisty drives area in north Etobicoke Thursday evening.

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Toronto police are investigating after a man was found with a gunshot wound Thursday evening.

Emergency crews were called to the scene near Kipling Avenue and Redcliff Boulevard, north of Rexdale Boulevard, before 10 p.m.

Police said a man was found with a gunshot wound. Toronto Paramedics rushed the man to a trauma centre in serious but stable condition. Officers later said in an update the victim had non-life-threatening injuries.

Investigators found a shotgun at the scene, police said. Officers said in the update that the victim was taken into custody.

Minutes earlier, police said officers received reports of gunfire in the Finch Avenue West and Kendleton Drive area, south of Albion Road. Police said they received reports of “many” gunshots being heard and a group of men running. As of 11 p.m., police were unable to confirm if a shooting took place at the scene.

A Toronto police spokesperson told Global News 23 Division officers are investigating both reports, but police are unable to say if the reported incidents are connected.

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