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1 in life-threatening condition after shooting at Markham home

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York Regional Police are responding to reports of a shooting at a residence in Markham, after one man was left injured following a home invasion.

Police said they were called to the residence on Boxwood Crescent, near Markham Road and Steeles Avenue East,  just before 2 p.m. on Monday.

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Paramedics located one man on scene with injuries, police said. He was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition.

Police said they believe a home invasion happened at the residence at the time of the shooting.

“At this very early stage in the investigation, we do believe that there was a home invasion that occurred here,” Const. Andy Pattenden told reporters at the scene, “that two suspects entered the home.

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“That’s when the shooting occurred.”

Police said the suspects then fled the residence in a dark coloured vehicle.

No further information has been provided on the victim or suspects at this time.

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