06/04/2016 07:25 EDT | Updated 06/05/2017 01:12 EDT

Boy, 10, in hospital after being shot in Toronto

Toronto police say a 10-year-old boy is in serious condition after being shot in the city.

The incident took place in a southeastern neighbourhood (at Blake Street and Boultbee Avenue) just before midnight on Friday.

Police say they were called to reports of shots in the area.

Paramedics say the young boy was transported to Sick Kids Hospital after being shot in the shoulder.

The incident is under investigation.

(680News/The Canadian Press)