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Shooting in Etobicoke leaves man with serious injuries

A photo of police on scene after a shooting on Willowridge Road in Etobicoke. .
A photo of police on scene after a shooting on Willowridge Road in Etobicoke. . Adam Dabrowski / Global News

Toronto police say a 19-year-old man shot in Etobicoke made his own way to hospital with serious injuries and is currently recovering.

Emergency crews were first called to Willowridge Road, near Martin Grove Road and Eglinton Avenue West, at around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday for reports of a shooting.

Police said officers found multiple shell casings at the scene and learned that the victim was driven to Etobicoke General Hospital by another person. The victim was then transferred to Sunnybrook Hospital via an emergency run, police said.

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The victim was in the intensive care unit and in critical condition at the time, but is now recovering, police said, adding that he is no longer in life-threatening condition.

Police are still investigating what happened and have not yet provided a suspect description.

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Investigators have also not released the victim’s age.

Anyone with information is asked to call police at 416-808-2300.

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