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Man in his 20s critically injured in North York shooting

A file photo of police crime scene tape.
A file photo of police crime scene tape. Photo by Postmedia Network /file photo

A man in his 20s is fighting for his life after gunfire erupted in a residential neighbourhood in North York Tuesday night.

Toronto Police say they received reports of a shooting in the area of Driftwood Ave. and Grandravine Dr. – southeast of Jane St. and Finch Ave. W. – around 11 p.m.

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Officers responded and found a man suffering from gunshot wounds, police said on X (formerly Twitter), explaining the victim was rushed to hospital via an emergency run.

His injuries were reportedly life-threatening.

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Driftwood Ave & Grandravine Dr area
11 pm
- reports of a shooting
- police o/s
- locate a man in his 20's with gunshot wounds
- transported to the hospital via emergency run
- anyone w/info contact 416-808-3100#GO2250880

— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) September 27, 2023

No further details were immediately released.

The investigation is ongoing.

As of Sunday, 235 shootings in the city so far this year had left 84 people injured and 20 dead, according to Toronto Police statistics.

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Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call police at 416-808-3100 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).


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