A man has been rushed to hospital after a daylight shooting near Chinatown.

Paramedics say that they were first dispatched to Huron Street in the Spadina Avenue and Dundas Street area at around 3:45 p.m. for reports of a man who had been shot in the leg.

They say that the victim was subsequently transported to a local hospital in serious but non-life threatening condition.

Police say that officers are currently investigating at the scene and have located a shell casing.

No information has been released about potential suspects at this time.