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Male injured in Keele and Eglinton shooting

Last Updated Sep 19, 2018 at 7:39 am EDT

Police at the scene of a shooting in the Keele Street and Eglinton Avenue area on Sept. 19, 2018. CITYNEWS/Bert Dandy

One person is in hospital after a shooting in the city’s northwest end.

Emergency crews were called to the Eglinton Avenue West and Keele Street area around 2 a.m. on Wednesday.

Reports from the scene indicate the shooting may have happened in a laneway south of Eglinton.

Police said officers were on their regular patrol when they found the victim laying on the ground with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim, a male, was taken to a local hospital.

Police said the victim is not cooperating with the investigation.

A suspect description has not been released.

Keele Street was closed in both directions from Eglinton to Holwood Avenue while police conducted their investigation. The area has since reopened to traffic.