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Police say victim in hospital after shooting in rural area of York Region

An officer and a York Regional Police cruiser at the service's Richmond Hill station. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Police are investigating a shooting in a rural area of York Region on Sunday morning.

York Regional Police said the shooting was reported before 9 a.m. on Sunday, somewhere on Centre Street in Schomberg, Ont., north of Vaughan.

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Police said a male victim who had been shot was taken to hospital.

A white SUV was seen fleeing the scene and is considered to be a suspect vehicle, police said.

Police say the public should avoid the area.

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