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3 people, including a child, injured in shooting in Toronto's entertainment district| www.bcimedia.n


Three people, including a child, were injured in a downtown Toronto shooting on Tuesday afternoon, police and paramedics say.

A man and a boy are in life-threatening condition, while a woman is in serious condition. All have been taken to hospital.

The shooting happened in the area of King Street West and Peter Street. Police were called to the area at about 4:10 p.m.

Several people called police to report hearing gunshots. There were also reports of people running and screaming.

Police have not released the ages of the victims.

Toronto paramedics said a fourth person at the scene suffered minor injuries that are not related to the shooting.

The person may not be taken to hospital, paramedics said.

Police said officers have recovered a weapon.

A suspect description has not been released.


(cbc.ca)

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