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1 dead, 1 injured in double shooting in Vaughan – Toronto

York Regional Police say a man is dead and another has been taken to hospital after a double shooting in Vaughan, Ont., early Wednesday.

Police said officers were called to an industrial plaza at Creditstone Road and Highway 7 at around 3:50 a.m. for reports of a shooting.

Two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.

One man was pronounced dead, while a second was rushed to hospital in life-threatening condition, police said,

Police did not have a suspect description available.

“It is believed there were several people in the area at the time of the shooting,” police said. They are urging anyone with information or video to contact police.

A man who rents out a unit in the building told Global News the shooting near his business is very shocking as he arrived for work just after 7 a.m.

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“We have today’s meetings and stuff that we have to reschedule and obviously there is a fear element as well,” Kashif Siddiqui said.

Police on scene after a double shooting near Creditstone Road and Highway 7 on Wednesday, May 24, 2023.

Ahmar Khan / Global News

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