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Toronto police lift shelter in place warning after shooting in residential neighbourhood

Toronto police have lifted a shelter in place warning after a Monday morning shooting in a residential neighbourhood that sent one person to hospital.

A shooting happened near Hampton Park Crescent and True Davidson Drive in the Bayview Avenue and Pottery Road area at around 8:08 a.m.

Paramedics told Global News they took one person to hospital in serious condition.

A suspect fled the area in a blue SUV, police said.

Police had issued a warning on X shortly after the shooting warning people to “please stay out of the area.”

“Police on scene are asking residents, pedestrians, and media in the area of Hampton Park Cres and True Davidson Dr to shelter in place while they search the area,” police said in their warning on X.

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Just before noon, police said the warning was lifted and officers remain on scene investigating.

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There is no word on what led to the shooting or if anyone has been arrested.


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