Toronto police are searching for four boys in connection with a BB gun shooting investigation.

The alleged incident occurred near Finch Avenue West and Sentinel Road, west of Keele Street, at around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday

Investigators said an 11-year-old boy and his mother were walking their dog when the four suspects approached them and allegedly shot the boy with a BB gun.

The boys are all described as black and 14-15 years old.

Police said two of the boys had short Afros and were wearing light-coloured shorts and light-coloured T-shirts, while the other two were wearing light-coloured clothing and baseball caps.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at (416) 808-3100, Crime Stoppers anonymously at (416) 222-TIPS (8477), online at www.222tips.com or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).