Nine shot in downtown Toronto, gunman dead: police

TORONTO: A shooter opened fire in Toronto on Sunday night, harming nine individuals including a child before being shot dead, police revealed.

Toronto Police said they had reacted to a call at around 10:00 pm (0200 GMT Monday) in the city’s Greektown area.

“States of casualties not known yet. A young girl is one of the 9 victims,” the police office tweeted.

The police said the nine victims did “exclude the shooter who is dead.”

Worldwide News cited a Toronto police source as saying the suspect is accepted to have opened fire at police before killing himself.