16-year-old shot near Dentonia Park and Thyra Avenue, police say

A 16-year-old male has been shot in the city's east end, police said Monday evening.

Paramedics have taken to the teen to hospital with what appears to be a single gunshot wound

A 17-year-old boy shot Monday evening has died. The shooting happened at Dentonia Park and Thyra Avenues, in the area of Victoria Park and Danforth Avenue. (Greg Ross/CBC)

A 16-year-old male has been shot in the city's east end, police said Monday evening.

The incident occurred around 6:04 p.m. at Dentonia Park and Thyra avenues, in the area of Victoria Park and Danforth Avenue.

The victim has been rushed to hospital by paramedics with what appears to be a single gunshot wound, police said. 

There are no further details about the shooting at this time.