Advertisement

2 injured after daylight shooting near Dufferin and Lawrence, police say

Toronto police at the scene of the shooting Saturday afternoon. Andrew Collins / Global News

Toronto police say two people have been injured after a daylight shooting near Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue.

Police said they were called to the area just before 2:30 p.m. after reports of a shooting.

A police spokesperson told Global News officers located a male victim at Dufferin and Glen Long Avenue, south of Lawrence. A second victim, also a male, was located nearby.

READ MORE: Father dead, son injured after confronting thieves in Brampton: Peel police

Both victims were conscious and breathing and had to be transported to hospital, police said.

There is no word on any arrests in the incident.

Police have also not released any suspect descriptions.

Story continues below advertisement

The shooting comes just days after police asked for the public’s assistance in identifying suspects after a rash of shootings in the Lawrence Heights area since July 15.