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Shootings Near Downsview

Although crime happens in many areas of Toronto (for instance, a string of robberies prompted a police warning in the East end just days ago), here we report on happenings in our area.

falstaff-aveIt happened Sunday morning (tst, 640):

A man was rushed to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition after gunshots were heard at a North York apartment building Sunday morning.

Toronto police were called to 20 Falstaff Ave., near Jane St. and Hwy. 401, at 5:28 a.m. Sunday after reports that gunshots were heard.

A man was found inside the building with a single gunshot wound to the upper body.

Toronto paramedics initially rushed him to a trauma centre in life-threatening condition, but police say the man is now in stable condition and is expected to survive.

No suspects have been identified and police are on the scene.

Later reports (City) indicated he’d been shot in the neck. In another shooting, in Rexdale, at Finch and Hwy 27, the victim did not survive (np).

Sources / More info: tst, 640, 680, City, np

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