07/16/2014 03:28 EDT | Updated 09/15/2014 05:59 EDT

Male victim shot behind building in Keele/Wilson area

Toronto police are investigating a shooting that left a male victim with serious injuries on Wednesday afternoon.

The shooting happened at the back of a building at 27 Paxtonia Blvd., near Keele Street and Wilson Avenue.

Police reported that the victim had been shot in the leg, while paramedics said he was hit near the hip.

The victim was taken to a trauma centre.