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Male suffers life-threatening injuries in Scarborough shooting

A man is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after a shooting in Scarborough.

Emergency crews were called to the intersection of Lawrence Avenue East and Brockley Drive, just east of Midland Avenue, Saturday afternoon.

“I was parking my vehicle and I heard like 5 shots and one person was yelling call 911,” Anand Anantharajah, was in the area visiting family at the time of the shooting, told CityNews. “I came back out to see the guy lying on the sidewalk.”

Anatharajah said after contacting emergency officials he saw two young men fleeing the scene through a parking lot.

Paramedics told CityNews the victim suffered a gunshot wound to the torso.

No suspect description has been released.