One person is dead, two others injured after shootings in North York

TORONTO — One person is dead, and two others have been injured after two separate shootings in North York Thursday night.

Police responded to reports of a man shot in the area of Gosford Boulevard and Shoreham Drive, west of Jane Street, shortly after 8:30 p.m.

When officers arrived, they located two victims, including one without vital signs.

Despite life-saving measures, the victim was pronounced dead n the scene, police said.

One of the victims, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital in serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

There is no suspect information at this time, but police said a silver vehicle was seen fleeing the area.

The homicide unit has been called to investigate.

Around 9:15 p.m., officers were called to another shooting about two kilometres away near Futura Drive and Driftwood Avenue, east of Jane Street.

Police said a man was shot after suspects fired at a home.

The victim was taken to a trauma centre with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, paramedics said.

The suspects fled the scene in a car, police said, but no descriptions have been released.

Just before 6:30 p.m., police received reports of the sound of gunshots a short distance away, in the area of Jane Street and Driftwood Avenue.

Police said they did not locate any victims but found several shell casings in a plaza and on the roadway.

It is not known if the incidents are connected.

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