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Male victim seriously injured after shooting near Etobicoke banquet hall

Police tape near Kipling Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard. Doug Gamey / Global News

Officials say a male victim is in life-threatening condition after a shooting in north Etobicoke.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Kipling Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard at around 1 a.m. Monday.

Police said multiple people called in reports of a shooting near a banquet hall in the area

Crews found a victim and multiple shell casings, police said.

Toronto paramedics said a male patient, believed to be in his teens, was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Police confirmed there was an event being held at the Royal King Banquet hall. It is unknown what type of event was happening or how many people were in attendance.

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No suspect information has yet been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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