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Woman seriously injured in downtown shooting

Last Updated Aug 5, 2020 at 5:46 pm EDT

Toronto police respond after a woman was shot near Queen Street West and Augusta Avenue on August 5, 2020. CITYNEWS

A woman in her mid-20s has been rushed to a trauma centre with serious injuries after a shooting in downtown Toronto on Wednesday afternoon.

Police rushed to the scene after receiving numerous calls about shots fired in the area of Queen Street West and Augusta Avenue.

Police describe the suspect as a man in his early 20s with a medium build. He was wearing a surgical mask and a black hoodie.

No further details are immediately available.