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Suspect sought after shooting in Rexdale

Last Updated Apr 8, 2020 at 10:39 pm EDT

A Toronto Police cruiser is seen in an undated photo. CITYNEWS/Dilshad Burman

Police are looking for a male suspect after a shooting in Rexdale.

Toronto police responded to a call in the Rexdale Boulevard and Kipling Avenue area shortly before 8 p.m. for a shooting outside a restaurant.

It was initially reported that three shot at a car and fled the scene.

Two men were seen running from the scene and arrested after a foot pursuit by officers.

They were released shortly after and police then said there was only one shooter.

Police are looking for a suspect described as a black man with dreadlocks, wearing black clothing with the hood up.

Officers believe they have located the vehicle that was shot at but no injuries were reported.

Police say people in the area are advised to stay inside and that the suspect could be armed.

Note: This article has been edited to reflect the correct number of suspects based on new information from Toronto police.