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Man shot near Islington Avenue and 401

01/21/2015 10:52 EST | Updated 03/23/2015 05:59 EDT
A man has been shot and rushed to hospital after a shooting near Islington Avenue and Highway 401, in Etobicoke. 

Emergency personnel were called to 2063 Islington Ave. at about 10:20 p.m.

Police at 23 Division say the victim was shot in the stomach, but was conscious and breathing. 

Police have closed Islington between St. Georges and Kingsview boulevards for the investigation. The public are advised to avoid the area. 

The incident is not related to the earlier robbery near Elmhurst Drive and Albion Road, police said. 

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