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Man, 29, taken to trauma centre after daylight shooting in Etobicoke: Toronto police

Police received reports of the sound of gunshots after 4 p.m. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Toronto police say a 29-year-old man was taken to a trauma centre after a daylight shooting in Etobicoke on Tuesday.

Police said they were called to the area of Islington Avenue and St. Georges Boulevard, north of Dixon Road, at 4:14 p.m. for reports of the sound of gunshots.

Police said there was an altercation that took place between two people in or around a parking lot and greenspace area.

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The victim was shot twice in his left leg and was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, officers said.

A suspect described as “a heavy-set male” is believed to have gone northbound on Islington Avenue to westbound St. Georges Boulevard.

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Police said officers canvassed the area after the shooting and forensics processed the scene.

Anyone with information or video footage relating to the investigation is asked to contact police.

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