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Shooting in midtown Toronto leaves 1 person injured


One person has been injured following a shooting in Midtown Toronto on Monday morning.

Police say they received a report of gunshots in a residential area near Bayview Avenue and Pottery Road around 8:08 a.m.

One person has been transported to hospital with injuries, police say. Paramedics say the adult sustained serious injuries.

A suspect was reported to have been seen fleeing the area in a blue SUV.

Residents in the area tell CTV News Toronto that multiple gunshots were heard Monday morning.

Thorne Weaver said that he heard an "evenly spaced pop, pop, pop" while another resident said she heard about 10 gunshots.

Few other details have been released thus far, however photographs of the scene show multiple evidence markers among parked cars. The Toronto Police Service Forensic Unit is on scene.

A "shelter in place" request for residents in the vicinity of Hampton Park Crescent and True Davidson Drive has been lifted following a search of the area Top Stories

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