One lifeless, one other injured after two separate shootings in Regent Park and Scarborough

Bryann Aguilar, CTV Information Toronto

Printed Thursday, September 19, 2019 10:29PM EDT

Final Up to date Thursday, September 19, 2019 11:33PM EDT

One individual is lifeless and one other has been significantly injured after two separate capturing in Regent Park and Scarborough.

Emergency crews have been known as shortly earlier than 10:00 p.m. within the space of Middlefield Highway and McNicoll Avenue for studies of a capturing.

When officers arrived, they situated a person with life-threatening accidents.

Police mentioned he has been pronounced lifeless on the scene.

The murder unit has been known as.

Highway closures are in impact for police investigation.

An proprietor of a gymnasium within the space informed CP24 that the capturing is surprising and it makes him really feel very uncomfortable.

“I’m uninterested in the shootings which might be occurring within the metropolis proper now,” he mentioned. “I’m uninterested in the politicians not doing something.”

Officers have been additionally known as shortly earlier than 10:00 p.m. within the space of Sumach and Dundas Streets.

Toronto paramedics mentioned a person has been rushed to a trauma centre with critical however non-life-threatening accidents.

Police mentioned there are studies of a automobile leaving the scene at excessive velocity.

In keeping with police knowledge, as of Sept. 15, there have been 311 shootings to date this yr with 468 victims.