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Woman dies of injuries sustained in Annex incident

Last Updated May 24, 2018 at 8:34 am EDT

A woman in her 20s suffered life-threatening injuries in a stabbing in the Annex (Roger Petersen/CITYNEWS)

Homicide is investigating after a women in her 20s has succumbed to her injuries following an incident in the Annex.

Police say they received a 911 call about gunshots in the area of Kendal Avenue and Spadina Road just after 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

A female victim was discovered and transported to a nearby trauma centre, where she later succumbed to her injuries.

Police now say her injuries were consistent with a stabbing.

They added that two men were seen running from the scene but they have not released any details.

Investigators believe this was a targeted attack and there is no immediate threat to the safety of residents in the area.

Two days ago, police responded to a call of shots being fired in the vicinity of the same building but would not say if the two incidents are connected at this time.