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1 man in life-threatening condition after shooting in North York

Last Updated Sep 19, 2018 at 10:26 pm EST

A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot multiple times in the area of Finch Avenue and Tobermory Drive. CITYNEWS/Ryan Belgrave

A man in his 20s is in life-threatening condition after a shooting in North York on Wednesday evening.

Police responded to a call for gun shots in the Finch Avenue and Tobermory Drive area outside York Woods public library just after 7 p.m.

A few dozen people were inside the library when the victim stumbled into the building suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, prompting a staff member to call police.

The victim was transported to hospital in life-threatening condition and the library was locked down for approximately 40 minutes as police searched a nearby wooded area where its believed the shooting took place.

Police say three males were seen fleeing the area on foot. They are considered possible suspects.