Man arrested in "unprovoked" shooting in Toronto

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Toronto police say they've charged a 22-year-old man with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a 19-year-old woman last month.

They say the woman was visiting a friend at a highrise apartment building in the city's northwest area around 1:30 in the afternoon on Sunday, August 18th.

Police allege the woman left the building out the back door where she was surprised by a masked gunman who fired at her.

They say the woman was shot in the abdomen and foot and rushed to hospital where she underwent surgery.

She is expected to survive.

Police say they quickly identified the masked man and arrested him.

Marvin Hernandez Viera, 22, of Toronto, also faces numerous gun-related charges.

Police can't confirm, but say this doesn't appear to be a random incident.