In a series of tweets on Saturday, Toronto police said officers received reports that someone had been shot in the area of Weston Road and Lawrence Avenue West just before 6 p.m.
Police said a man was located with serious injuries.
Officers said Toronto paramedics transported a man to hospital via emergency run.
In an update Sunday morning, Toronto police said the victim remained in hospital in critical condition.
The investigation is ongoing.
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