One dead, another injured after two separate shootings in Regent Park and Scarborough
Bryann Aguilar, CP24.com
Published Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:29PM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:33PM EDT
One person is dead and another has been seriously injured after two separate shooting in Regent Park and Scarborough.
Emergency crews were called shortly before 10:00 p.m. in the area of Middlefield Road and McNicoll Avenue for reports of a shooting.
When officers arrived, they located a man with life-threatening injuries.
Police said he has been pronounced dead at the scene.
The homicide unit has been called.
Road closures are in effect for police investigation.
An owner of a gym in the area told CP24 that the shooting is shocking and it makes him feel very uncomfortable.
"I’m tired of the shootings that are going on in the city right now," he said. "I’m tired of the politicians not doing anything."
Officers were also called shortly before 10:00 p.m. in the area of Sumach and Dundas Streets.
Toronto paramedics said a man has been rushed to a trauma centre with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.
Police said there are reports of a car leaving the scene at high speed.
According to police data, as of Sept. 15, there have been 311 shootings so far this year with 468 victims.