Man rushed to hospital after stabbing in Etobicoke

Toronto police are investigating a shooting in Etobicoke that seriously injured one person.

A stabbing in Etobicoke Friday evening left one man seriously injured, Toronto police say.

It happened outside a building in the area of Willowridge Road and Eglinton Avenue West, west of Martin Grove Road, shortly before 10:30 p.m.

Police say they received a call about gunshots in the area, and when officers arrived, they located one person with ‘very serious injuries.’

The victim, a man in his 20s, was rushed to a trauma centre in serious, possibly life-threatening condition, paramedics say.

On Saturday morning, police said the victim's injuries were assessed at the hospital and determined to be from a stabbing not a shooting.

There is no suspect information available.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-2222 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.

SHOOTING: UPDATE
Willowridge Rd + Eglinton Av W
- the injuries were assessed at hospital and determined to be from a stabbing
- anyone with info, please contact @TPS23Div 416-808-2222 or Crime Stoppers @CanStopCrime 800-222-TIPS#GO1986258
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— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) October 16, 2021