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Man in life-threatening condition after daylight shooting near east-end Toronto arena

Toronto police block off a scene behind Ted Reeve Community Arena.
Toronto police block off a scene behind Ted Reeve Community Arena. Adam Dabrowski / Global News

A man is in life-threatening condition after a shooting near an east-end Toronto arena, officials say.

Emergency crews were called to the Ted Reeve Community Arena property, near Main Street and Gerrard Street East, at around 5 p.m. on Wednesday with reports of a shooting.

A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson told Global News the victim had multiple gunshot wounds and was taken to a hospital with critical injuries.

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Toronto police blocked off a large scene on the north side of the arena.

As of Wednesday evening, Toronto police didn’t release suspect information.

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