Police are investigating after an early morning shooting in the Silver Hills neighbourhood in North York. 

Officers from 33 Division were called to Woodsworth Road — near Leslie Street and Highway 401 — at about 2 a.m. Sunday by reports of gunfire. 

They found a teen boy who had been shot in the back, who was then taken to hospital. His injuries are serious but not considered life threatening, according to paramedics. 

There was no immediate word on a suspect.