TORONTO, Ont. – Toronto police have identified a suspect sought in connection with a shooting in the city’s east-end Thursday evening.

The suspect has been identified as Javell Jackson, 19, of Toronto.

The shooting took place around 7 p.m. on Felstead Avenue near Danforth Avenue and Greenwood Avenue, police said.

According to police, the suspect became involved in a verbal dispute with a group of men.

The suspect left the scene and returned with a handgun.

After a second dispute, the victim was shot in the back, police said.

He was transported to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

The suspect was last seen in a 2002 black Hyundai Santa Fe with Ontario licence plate BPBZ 292.

Police ask anyone who sees the man to call 911.