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A man in hospital after shooting in the Dufferin and Egglton area, one of the seven violent incidents at night in the GTA



Shooting near Eglinton Ave. St. John and Dufferin sent a man to the hospital with a non-life-threatening wound at the start of the New Year's holidays, police in Toronto said.

The police responded to reports of shooting at 5:10 am at Vaughan Rd. and Oakwood Ave. Police said one person was unconscious and hospitalized him at a local trauma center. He is now in a stable state.

The Toronto police service and the regional police in New York are investigating two separate clashes that occurred at the beginning of the New Year's holidays. They both sent two people to a hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The Toronto police service and the regional police in New York are investigating two separate clashes that occurred at the beginning of the New Year's holidays. They both sent two people to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. (Rick Madonik / Toronto Star File Photo)

Police at this moment did not publish a suspected description.

The beginning of 2019 was violent for the GTA with six other serious incidents that occurred overnight. Toronto police Const. David Hopkinson said that in his experience New Year's Eve "is one of the busiest nights of the year for police in Toronto".

The first incident occurred shortly after the new year's clash at 12:35 pm, when a man was seriously injured in a brawl near Queen Squadron. V. and Bathers St. He is now in critical condition, Hopkinson said.

Just a few blocks east of the Queen St. V. and Peter St. About 1:45 pm, a man was stabbed in a nightclub, Hopkinson said. He was taken to hospital with injuries that he did not experience. Police have no suspected information at all.

Also, about 1:45 am a battle broke out near Dufferin and St. Liberty. in the Liberty Village, Hopkinson said.

"A large group of people fought in the parking lot near a nightclub," he said. Two men were taken to hospital with minor injuries. One had pieces on his face after being pierced with a broken beer bottle, and the other had a head injury after being hit several times, the police Twitter.

At the eastern end of the city, around 2:20 pm, near the main street St. And Danforth, two men were stabbed several times with minor injuries, police said. A man was stabbed in the face, and the other in the back, the police Twitter. A woman was arrested at the scene.

An hour later, in Vaughn, a 50-year-old man from Toronto was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries after a collision with blows and blows, the New York police reported.

The police responded to reports of the injured man lying on a sidewalk near Jane and Pennsylvania. After talking with witnesses, the inspectors say that the man was hit by a SUV with a smaller style that traveled south on Jane Street.

Police said the driver had left his vehicle, looked at the injured, and then returned to his vehicle and fled from the scene. The last time he saw him making a curve and heading north on the street "St. Police". He described it as white, from 30 to 40 years with a short, dark hair and a partial beard. He was last seen dressed in dark-colored zip-up shirts and jeans.

Pedestrian is also in a life-threatening condition after a collision-and-water collision near St. Clare Ave. W. and Dufferin just before 4:45 pm. The victim was found unconscious and their injuries are considered "very serious," said Hopkinson.

Police said the vehicle was probably white Honda Civic or Accord.

Anyone who has information about any of these incidents is called to contact the police.

Claire Floddy is a reporter for criticism, works outside Toronto's radio stations. Follow it on Twitter: @claire_floody


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