Boy injured after being shot with pellet gun in Toronto's Rexdale neighbourhood

A logo at the Toronto Police Services headquarters, in Toronto, on Friday, August 9, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov

A boy was taken to hospital after being shot with a pellet gun in Rexdale Saturday night, Toronto police say.

Officers were called to the area of Islington Avenue and Rexdale Boulevard.

Toronto paramedics said they transported a male patient to a local hospital and described his injuries as not serious.

The circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

SHOOTING: Islington Avenue & Rexdale Boulevard area, @TPS23Div. Info - boy injured by a pellet gun, transported to hospital. Circumstances unknown and investigation ongoing. Anyone with info contact police or @CanStopCrime anonymously at 416-222-8477 #GO1973339 ^CdK

— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) October 18, 2020