NewsAlert: Police confirm nine injured in Toronto shooting; shooter dead


Toronto police say nine people are in hospital after a mass shooting incident Sunday night in the downtown Toronto neighbourhood known as Greektown.

Police spokesman Mark Pugash also confirmed that the suspected shooter was dead.

Paramedics said many of the victims, including a child, had been rushed to trauma centres.

Just this weekend Toronto police deployed dozens of additional officers to deal with a disturbing spike in gun violence in the city.

More to come

The Canadian Press