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Man dies in hospital after shooting in central Brampton

A photo of the shooting scene on Scott Street in Brampton. Phil Pang / Global News

A 23-year-old man has died following a shooting in central Brampton Thursday night, Peel Regional Police say.

Emergency crews were called to a home on Scott Street, near Centre Street North and Queen Street East, just after 10:30 p.m. with reports shots were fired.

Police said the victim was located inside a home after officers arrived.

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A Peel Paramedics spokesperson told Global News crews took the victim to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries.

In an update Friday morning, police said the man had succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

The homicide bureau is now in charge of the investigation, police said.

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Investigators have not yet released any suspect information.

— With files from Gabby Rodrigues.

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