Man, 19, in hospital after being shot near Lawrence East RT station

A 19-year-old man is recovering after being shot in the stomach outside the Lawrence East Scarborough RT station Friday. Police were called to the station, at 2444 Lawrence Ave. E. near Kennedy Road, at 1:08 p.m. on Aug. 10. The victim was shot within a fenced area near the GO tracks that are located beside the RT tracks. He was taken to Sunnybrook hospital via an emergency run. His condition was upgraded to non-life-threatening in hospital. The gunman fled the scene. “We’re still looking for a suspect. We’re not going to release the description because...we want to confirm the information,” Const. Tony Vella said. “The officers are going through security camera footage.” Vella said a firearm hasn’t been recovered. Police cordoned off a portion of the GO tracks for several hours as they investigated. Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 416-222-TIPS (8477).;