Teen taken to hospital after shooting in Toronto’s west end: police

Toronto Police say a 14-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being shot near Islington Avenue and Lakeshore Boulevard.

Emergency crews were called to a park near the area just before 6:00 p.m. Saturday evening.

Police responded to reports of multiple gun shots heard in the area.

Toronto Paramedics tell Global News that the boy was transported to hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.

Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle fleeing the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2222 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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