North York Toronto Shooting: How Many People Died?

North York Toronto Shooting

There has been a fatal shooting incident in North York Toronto – a multicultural district home to the hands-on Ontario Science Centre and the Aga Khan Museum, with exhibits on Islamic culture in a striking modern building.

Media reports have it that officers were called to a shooting at a residence in the area of Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue West at 3:17 p.m.

North York Toronto Shooting: How Many People Died?

According to the police, one person is dead and another is in custody after a shooting in Toronto’s northwest end. Toronto police said they were called to a home on Connaught Avenue in Bathurst Street and Steeles Avenue West area around 3:17 p.m.

That’s where they say a male was found shot. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Acting Insp. Kathlin Seremetkovski said another man was apprehended at the scene. She cannot confirm at this time the relationship between the victim and the suspect. Seremetkovski said a weapon was recovered at the scene.

“I would like to add that we believe that this is an isolated incident. And I just want to reassure the public that at this time, we do not believe that there is a threat to public safety,” she said.

Police are asking anyone with information to contact homicide investigators or Crime Stoppers anonymously.

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