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Man shot during house party in Etobicoke, 2 teens arrested: Toronto police

Yellow police tape could be seen around the house Saturday morning.
Yellow police tape could be seen around the house Saturday morning. Global News

Toronto police say a man was shot early Saturday during a house party in Etobicoke leaving him with serious injuries.

Police said they received a noise complaint just after 11:30 p.m. Friday for a house party happening in the Dundas and Islington area.

Police later arrived on scene and worked to disperse a crowd of about 50 to 100 people when gunshots rang out.

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A police spokesperson said officers then located a young adult male with gunshot wounds to his lower body.

Paramedics rushed the victim to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries shortly after 1 a.m.

Later Saturday morning, his condition was upgraded to non-life-threatening.

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Police Chief Mark Saunders said on Twitter that two boys, a 16-year-old and a 17-year-old, were arrested after a foot pursuit and two firearms were allegedly recovered.

There is no word on what charges, if any, they are facing.

The victim’s identity and age have not yet been released.

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