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Teenager dead after Scarborough shooting

Last Updated Jan 20, 2020 at 11:27 pm EDT

A teenager has died after a shooting in Scarborough on Monday afternoon.

Police responded to a call for the sound of multiple gunshots in the Markham and Ellesmere roads area shortly after 3 p.m.

A teenager was located with gunshot wounds in the area. He was taken to a trauma centre via emergency run in life-threatening condition and was later pronounced dead.

Police said one person is in custody.

The homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the police directly and they can leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.