A man was shot on New Year’s Eve in the west end of Toronto. The man is in serious condition and in the hospital. According to the Toronto police, it is the first shooting incident of the year that resulted to injury.
The policemen responded to a call to the area of Vaughan Road and Oakwood Avenue in the Oakwood Village of the city at about 5 in the early morning that a man had been shot. Paramedics arrived in the area and found a man unconscious in an alley. The man was suffering from severe gunshot wounds. They immediately provided first aid and CPR on the man and then later they brought him to the hospital for further treatment.
Originally the injuries of the man were very severe but the condition became stable. According to the police the man was found in an alley, but they have no idea where the shooting happened.
The shooting incident in Oakwood Village kept the police very busy on New Year’s Eve and early New Year’s Day. The incidents include stabbings in the east end, assault downtown and collisions.
According to the spokesperson of the Toronto Police services, during New Year’s Eve was always a busy night, that night in all areas of the city. Its New Year’s and lots of parties everywhere, some people are out in the streets and heavy traffic downtown.
Another incident happened in Bathurst Street and Queen Street West about midnight. The man was in severe condition. According to the police, they found the man lying on the ground and severely bleeding. The paramedics immediately provided first aid on the man and were rushed to the hospital. He died in the hospital. The man had a fight with two other men in the street and he was pinned down on the ground and stabbed several times. The policemen believe it was a random attack.
The police received a report of a shooting early in the morning at the area of King Street West and Brant Street. It was a false alarm; it turned out to be only sounds of fireworks.
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