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One killed, child among 13 injured in Toronto shooting; gunman dead: Police

DECCAN CHRONICLE | Edited by : CHARUL SINGH
Published Jul 23, 2018, 9:46 am IST
Updated Jul 23, 2018, 10:24 am IST
Local TV station shows images of multiple ambulances, first responders, several people being treated by paramedics at spot.
According to some media reports, the shooting took place outside a restaurant while a birthday party was underway. (Photo: AP)
 According to some media reports, the shooting took place outside a restaurant while a birthday party was underway. (Photo: AP)

Toronto: One woman died and at least 14 people, including a young girl, were injured after a gunman opened fire at Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood in Canada. According to the Toronto police, the shooter is dead.

According to some media reports, the shooting took place outside a restaurant while a birthday party was underway.

 

The police also asked appealed the eyewitnesses to provide any information about the incident.

A tweet posted by Toronto police said, "Toronto Police Chief Saunders has updated media from scene. 14 victims were shot with a handgun. 1 female adult has died. 1 young girl in critical condition. Suspect is dead (not included in 14 victim total) Witnesses call 416-808-2222 Anonymous tips 1-800-222-8477."

 

 

The injured were rushed to hospitals nearby where they are currently undergoing treatment.

Local television station CP24 is showing images of multiple ambulances and other first responders at the scene, with several people being treated by paramedics, an AP report said.

Further details are awaited.

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Location: Canada, Ontario, Toronto




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