10/21/2013 11:36 EDT | Updated 12/21/2013 05:12 EST

Man, 19, shot in back on Monday evening

A 19-year-old man was shot in the back in Toronto’s east end on Monday evening.

A Toronto EMS spokesperson confirmed the shooting, which is believed to have occurred at 4110 Lawrence Avenue East, near Kingston Road.

The severity of the wounded man’s injuries are not immediately clear.

Toronto police could not immediately provide information about the shooting, saying only that they were responding to a call for shots fired.