A police officer escorts a civilian away from the scene of a shooting, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Toronto.
According to the Globe and Mail, a gunman opened fire on a busy street in Toronto, killing two people and injuring a dozen on Sunday night. A young girl is among those who were shot, police said on Twitter.
It is not yet clear whether the man killed himself or died as a result of his injuries after being shot by police. The police said that it is too soon to link the incident with terrorism. The injured were taken to hospitals nearby where they are now being treated.
Toronto's Greektown is a lively residential area with crowded Greek restaurants and patio cafes.
REUTERS People leaving the scene look in shock
Witnesses described hearing about 20 shots and the sound of a weapon being reloaded several times.
Witnesses said they heard a total of 25 gunshots near Christina's restaurant on Danforth Ave at around 10pm local time last night.
The condition of the other victims was not known, police spokesman Mark Pugash said.
Toronto mayor John Tory told CBC he believed the shooting was evidence of a wider gun problem in Toronto, adding the incident unfolded in a peaceful part of the city and that the community was in shock.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter on Monday, "The people of Toronto are strong, resilient and fearless - and we'll be there to support you through this hard time". "Guns are too readily available to too many people".
Toronto's chief of police Mark Saunders told media an officer confronted the man and exchanged gunfire.
The victims have been sent to trauma centres throughout the city, according to Mr Russell. Local reporters have been sharing cell phone video footage showing the exact moment he opened fire.
Yet, there has been a noticeable uptick in Toronto shootings in recent years.
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Toronto - Canada's largest city - has seen a steady increase in gun violence, with 392 shootings in 2017.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered his condolences to all those affected by the catastrophe in Greektown.
The scene of the attack is about 14.5km from Yonge Street, where a motorist went on a ramming rampage on April 23, which left 10 people dead and another 15 people injured.
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