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Five in hospital after shooting in Toronto’s upscale Yorkville area

People walk by the Empire Restaurant and Lounge in Yorkville where a shooting took place that sent five people to hospital in the early hours of Sept. 22, 2013. Police have a man in custody and have recovered a gun.

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Toronto police are investigating a shooting at a club in the upscale Yorkville area that landed five people in hospital.

Shots rang out early Sunday morning at the Empire Restaurant and Lounge on Cumberland Street.

Police say a woman was taken to a trauma centre with a gunshot wound and four other people managed to get themselves to hospital.

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It's not clear whether the four also suffered gunshot wounds, but police say none of their injuries are life-threatening.

Police say they have a man in custody and have recovered a gun.

No names, or details concerning a possible motive have been released.

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