Man seriously injured after being shot outside of east-end Toronto bar, 3 suspects wanted – Toronto

Toronto police say officers are searching for three suspects after a man was shot and seriously injured outside of an east-end bar early Friday.

Duty Insp. Jim Gotell told reporters officers and paramedics were called to a plaza on Lawrence Avenue East at Susan Street, east of Scarborough Golf Club Road, before 1 a.m.

“The shooting actually happened outside the bar in the parking lot and the person who was shot ran inside after he was shot and 911 was called,” he said.


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“The bar was open and there were patrons inside.”

A Toronto Paramedics spokesperson told Global News the victim was rushed to a trauma centre in severe condition. Gotell later said it’s believed the man, who was shot twice, will survive.

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He said it was reported three male suspects left the scene in a dark-coloured sedan.

Anyone with information or anyone in the area with dash-cam or surveillance video was asked to call police at 416-808-4300 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

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