Two men seriously injured in Leslieville shooting

Toronto police respond to a double shooting in Leslieville Monday, July 19, 2021.

Two men have been seriously injured in a shooting in Leslieville.

Toronto Police were called to the area of Gerrard Street East and Highfield Road, east of Greenwood Avenue, for reports of a shooting at around 10:30 p.m.

Both victims sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital, Toronto Police said.

Police said there were reports that a man was running through backyards in the area, and they were searching for suspects.

No suspect description was immediately available.