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Man critically hurt in downtown shooting

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A man was critically injured following a shooting in the city’s downtown core on Wednesday night.

Toronto Police were called around 8:43 p.m. to the King St. W. and Shaw St. area in the West Queen West neighbourhood for reports of a person shot.

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Upon arrival, police found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries.