POLITICS

Boy, 16 dies in hospital after being shot in northwest end of Toronto

09/02/2013 04:57 EDT | Updated 11/01/2013 05:12 EDT
TORONTO - Gun violence has claimed another teenager in Toronto.

Police say a 16-year-old boy is dead after he was shot in the northwest end of the city.

Officers were called to an apartment building on Weston Road, near Lawrence Avenue, around midnight.

Police say the teen had no vital signs when he was rushed to hospital, and soon after was pronounced dead.

No arrests have been made, and no other details have been released.

Several teenagers have been shot to death in Toronto this summer in a spate of violence that has alarmed both police and community activists.

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(CFRB)