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Man dead, woman critically injured after daylight shooting in central Toronto

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WATCH ABOVE: Toronto oolice are investigating after a man and woman were found shot near Dufferin Street and Glen Park Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Shallima Maharaj reports – Dec 1, 2020

A man has died and a woman is in life-threatening condition after a shooting in central Toronto Tuesday afternoon, officials say.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Dufferin Street and Glen Park Avenue, south of Lawrence Avenue West, at around 3:30 p.m.

Toronto police said two people were found in a pickup truck with gunshot wounds.

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Toronto paramedics rushed the woman to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre with a police escort. A spokesperson told Global News the woman had life-threatening injuries.

Coun. Mike Colle, who represents the neighbourhood where the shooting occurred, said a neighbour and a cafe owner tried unsuccessfully to perform CPR on the male victim. He has since been identified as 19-year-old Trong (Daniel) Phan of Markham.

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Officers are looking for a male suspect who was last seen wearing a grey sweatsuit with a hood. It’s believed they left the area in a grey hatchback vehicle.