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Man suffers serious injuries after being shot in Etobicoke

Toronto police responded to reports of a shooting shortly after 1 a.m. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say a man is seriously hurt after he was shot in north Etobicoke on Friday.

Emergency crews were called to Dixington Crescent and Dixon Road, just east of Islington Avenue, at around 1:03 a.m. for reports of a shooting.

Police said the shooting took place in a residential area where they found the victim lying behind a building.

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Paramedics said a man was rushed to a trauma centre in serious condition but was conscious on the way to hospital.

There is no information on suspects.

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

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