Woman in critical condition, man with life-threatening injuries after Toronto shooting

Toronto police on the scene of a shooting that sent one woman to a trauma centre. Global News

A woman is in critical condition, and a man has life-threatening injuries, after a shooting in Toronto, police say.

In a tweet, Toronto police said they were called to the area of Warden Avenue and Hymus Road at around 7:26 p.m. for reports of a shooting.

Officers located a woman with “several” gunshot wounds who was rushed to hospital.

In an update, police said a second victim had walked into a local hospital. The second victim, a man, was rushed from there to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition.

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Toronto paramedics told Global News they transported the woman to a local trauma centre in critical condition.

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The suspect fled the area, according to police.

Multiple road closures were in effect immediately after the incident as police set up their investigation.


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