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Feds looking at ways to tackle wave of gun violence in Toronto: Minister

OTTAWA - The new federal minister responsible for tackling gun violence says he has been in touch with Toronto's mayor and police chief to discuss Sunday's deadly shooting in the city and how Ottawa can support efforts to stop a growing wave of incidents rattling Torontonians.


Toronto police search for clues to killer’s path

In the final moments of a mass shooting on a crowded Toronto street, attacker Faisal Hussain came face to face with a frightened resident. Armed with a handgun and moments from his own death, he told the man his life would be spared


WARMINGTON: Danforth shooter was 'armed for war,' sources say

“He was armed for war,” said a source. “The cost of having that weaponry would be extensive. That kind of stuff does not come cheap.”

One officer said in his years on the job, he has never come across a shooter better with a gun than Hussain.


Faisal Hussain ID'd as gunman in deadly Danforth shooting spree

Ontario's police watchdog, the Special Investigations Unit (SIU), released Hussain's identity on Monday evening, hours after investigators say the 29-year-old Toronto resident opened fire on a number of Danforth Avenue restaurants in an attack that has left the city in shock.


Danforth killer had no criminal record, but guns, gangs and drugs weren't far away

The man who shot and killed multiple people on Toronto's Danforth Avenue last Sunday had no criminal record but illicit activity — including guns, drugs and street gangs — was not far from Faisal Hussain.


Woman and girl dead, 13 other people injured in Danforth shooting in Toronto

Hours later, police announced that young woman, Reese Fallon, had died, along with a 10-year-old girl. By the time the shooting stopped, 13 more victims, ranging in age from 17 to 59, had suffered gunshot wounds. Several of those people remain in hospital Monday night after undergoing life-saving surgery.


'We may never know why': Danforth shooter fascinated by death, but motive still unclear

Toronto police say a man who went on a shooting rampage in the city's Greektown neighbourhood last summer had a fascination with death and violence and a long history of mental-health issues and repeatedly harmed himself.


How will Toronto respond to gun violence?

Sunday night’s deadly shooting has some Torontonians wondering about the safety of Canada’s largest city and whether more could be done to prevent similar attacks.

Three people, including the suspected gunman, were killed as a result of the shooting. Another 13 people were injured.


Gun in Danforth shooting stolen in Saskatoon break-and-enter: source

The illegal semi-automatic handgun used in Sunday’s deadly rampage in Toronto’s Greektown that killed two people and injured 13 others was stolen during a break-and-enter in Saskatoon in 2015, a police source told CTV News.


‘There’s a man with a gun!’ Chaos descends upon the Danforth

Wilson glimpsed a white man with longish hair, the shooter, and hastily pulled back inside. “Honestly, it was all happening so fast, I didn’t know what to do.”

Suddenly, two people outside were banging on the front door, pleading to be let in.

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