A male victim has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a shooting in Rexdale on Thursday evening.

Police located a male believed to be in his late teens to early 20’s suffering from gunshot wounds in the area of Kipling Avenue and Redcliff Boulevard just before 10 p.m.

Toronto Paramedics said the teen was shot in the upper leg and is in stable condition.

The victim has been taken to a trauma centre to be treated for his injuries.

Police are looking into the possibility of this shooting being related to an earlier call for sounds of gunshots in the area of Finch Avenue West and Kendleton Drive, which is approximately 3 kilometres away.