One dead as 15 people shot in Toronto

One dead as 15 people shot in Toronto

A young woman has been killed and 13 others injured in a shooting incident in Toronto, Canadian police say.

The Sunday night shooting happened in the Danforth and Logan avenues area. The gunman died in an exchange of fire.

Among those injured is a young girl, described as in a critical condition. Police are appealing for witnesses.

Some of the victims were treated at the scene, while others have been taken to local hospitals. The motive for the shooting is not clear.

9 victims shot. Conditions of victims not known yet A young girl is one of the 9 victims. 9 victims does not include the shooter who is dead #GO1341286 ^sm

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Jeremy Cohn, a journalist with @globalnewsto, posted footage from the scene, saying that victims are spread across many blocks.

BREAKING Multiple people shot on Danforth Av in Greektown. Victims are spread across many blocks. pic.twitter.com/PvobE1so81

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Jody Steinhauer told CBC News she was with her family in a restaurant in the area when she heard what sounded like 10 to 15 blasts of firecrackers.

We started to hear people scream out front, she said.

Details of the incident are still sketchy.

News Source BBCNews

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