Just call it what it is: The summer of murder!A quick look at police crime statistics, comparing the end of August 2017 compared to the last of this month, reveals a startling reality.By this time last year Toronto had 35 homicides. This year, Toronto has endured 70 homicides.Double.Guns are part of it but there are other methods of murder which have increased as well.The bottom line is it can get deadly on the streets in a hurry — and not just for the gangsters and high risk players, but also for those innocent people going bowling, out for a walk, or sitting in a car.We’ve seen killers’ bullets and blades can take out people inside restaurants, nightclubs, condos, on the streets and outside shopping malls. In parking lots and playground, too.Guns, knives, blunt objects — murd
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A man is in serious condition after a shooting in Flemingdon Park Monday evening.Toronto police told Global News the call came in at before 10 p.m.A spokesperson said officers responded to reports of multiple gunshots being heard in the area of Deauville Lane and St. Dennis Drive.Police said the victim was shot in the leg and was taken to Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries.Part of St. Dennis Drive was closed for the investigation. © 2018 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.