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Boy struck and injured by pellet gun in Rexdale

Last Updated Oct 17, 2020 at 9:16 pm EDT

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

Police say a boy has been injured by a pellet gun in Rexdale.

Police were called to the area of Islington Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard just before 7 p.m. following initial reports of a shooting.

Investigators say the boy, believed to be in his late teens, walked home after the alleged incident and then noticed he had been struck by a pellet. He was then taken to hospital with injuries that do not appear to be serious.

Police say the circumstances surrounding the incident are not known at this point.