Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto

Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto

Gunman dead after shooting 14, killing one, in Toronto

Written by Reuters

23 Jul, 2018 | 11:51 am

REUTERS – Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in Canada’s biggest city said on Sunday (July 22), with one person killed and the gunman also dead.

The young girl was in critical condition, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said.

Paramedics, firefighters, and police converged on the shooting in Toronto’s east end, which has many popular restaurants, cafes, and shops.

Police said the gunman had used a handgun. Earlier reports said nine people had been shot.

Reports of gunfire in the city’s Greektown neighborhood began at 10 p.m. local time (0200 GMT Monday), CityNews.com said. Witnesses said they heard 25 gunshots, the news website reported.


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