A man was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition after being shot in the face in the Junction, paramedics say.

The incident occurred at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the area of Annette and Keele Streets.

Paramedics say the victim was conscious and breathing when they arrived.

Police have not yet released any suspect information.

Keele Street has been closed off between Dundas and Annette Streets as police investigate.