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Triple shooting in Scarborough leaves one dead, another critically injured

One person is dead and another has been critically injured after a triple shooting in Scarborough, Toronto police say.

A heavy police presence is at the scene along with a canine team

A Toronto police officer stands in between parked police vehicles following a triple shooting that left one man dead, another man and a woman injured on Saturday night. The man who died has been identified as Stephon Kelly, 28, of Toronto. (Jeremy Cohn/CBC)

One person is dead and another has been critically injured in a triple shooting in Scarborough, Toronto police say.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Markham and Kingston roads around 9:20 p.m. for reports of gunfire. Insp. Jim Gottell said the shots are believed to have been fired inside a restaurant.

Police say one man was shot in the chest and pronounced dead at the scene. A second man was shot in the head and rushed to a trauma centre.

Both are believed to be in their early 20s.

A female victim suffered a hand injury and was being treated at the scene. Her age is not yet known and it's unclear what relationship she might have to the other victims, police say.

There's no word yet on any possible suspects, however one witness reported seeing two males fleeing westbound on Kingston Road. 

A heavy police presence is at the scene, along with a canine team. Roads in the area are expected to be closed for some time for the police investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stopppers by calling 416-222-TIPS.

Emergency crews at the scene of a shooting in the area of Markham and Kingston roads on Saturday night. (Jeremy Cohn/CBC)

 

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