08/08/2013 08:00 EDT | Updated 10/08/2013 05:12 EDT

Man shot in the head in north Toronto

A man in his 40s has been rushed to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was shot in the head earlier tonight.

Toronto EMS said they were dispatched to Forest Manor Road, near Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue, just before 7:30 p.m. ET.

Police confirmed there had been a shooting in the area but couldn't provide further details.