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Man shot multiple times in the back in Orangeville

Last Updated Nov 28, 2017 at 12:23 pm EDT

A man in his 50s is expected to recover after he was shot in Orangeville on Monday night.

Police were called to Third Street and Fourth Avenue around 9:30 p.m. after receiving a call about gunshots in the area.

They then went to a home on nearby Orange Mill Court, where they found a man who was shot several times in the back.

He was air-lifted to hospital with life-threatening injuries. His condition has since been upgraded to not life-threatening, police said.

Witnesses reported seeing a vehicle leave the area, but so far, there is no description of the vehicle or a suspect.

Police believe this was a targeting shooting.

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