SIU identify the Danforth mass shooting suspect

Girl, 10, among 2 dead in Toronto mass shooting, 13 wounded; shooter dead

Girl, 10, among 2 dead in Toronto mass shooting, 13 wounded; shooter dead

The gunman is said to have exchanged fire with police, before fleeing the scene and later being found dead, according to Canada's independent Special Investigations Unit (SUI).

It is not yet clear whether he killed himself or whether he was shot by police.

The shooter killed the 10-year-old girl and the 18-year-old woman and left 13 others injured. Our son had severe mental health challenges, struggling with psychosis and depression his entire life. "Medications and therapies were unable to treat him", and while they did their best to get help for Hussain, Sunday night's "devastating and destructive end" was something they could never foresee.

Tory said. Ontario Premier Doug Ford said the confidence that Toronto is a safe city has been shaken. "We will mourn those who were lost for the rest of our lives", the statement read.

Police Chief Mark Saunders said terrorism had not been ruled out as a motive in the Toronto shooting.

Tory said the night reflected the city's ongoing "gun problem" and said firearms were "too readily available to too many people".

"I think that this is an excellent opportunity for our office to figure out what things we can do based on today's world, today's environment and what we need to do to move forward", Saunders said.

CBC News has learned from a source close to his family that Faisal Hussain, 29, was apprehended twice by police while he was under the age of 18.

Fallon graduated from Malvern Collegiate Institute just last month, said John Malloy of the Toronto District School Board. "We started to hear people scream out front", Steinhauer said. The victims comprised of eight women and girls, and seven men.

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Dr. Najma Ahmed of St. Michael's Hospital said five patients were admitted in serious or critical condition, with three of them undergoing immediate lifesaving surgery.

Authorities received a call shortly after 10 which witnesses reported the suspect walking down the street firing at restaurants, cafes and patios in all directions.

Neighbourhood residents visiting the scene of the shooting said they're struggling to process the deadly incident.

Tanya Wilson heard the gunshots and walked up the stairs of her business, Skin Deep Tattoo Studio.

Witnesses described to local media hearing about 20 shots and the sound of a weapon being reloaded several times.

Wilson said she tied and elevated their wounds and tried to keep them calm while they waited for paramedics. She shut the door behind them and turned off the lights. Restaurant staff ordered everyone to the back of the room. "We heard a woman yell help. I said that we would be prepared to consider their arguments and we will do that", Mr. Goodale told reporters on Tuesday.

"There was quite a bit of blood coming from both of their legs", she said. Nobody was with her.

Compared to its fellow Canadian cities, Toronto has experienced many more homicides and nondeadly shootings in the past two years, according to the Major Cities Chiefs Association, which represents police executives in the largest US and Canadian cities.

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