Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto

Police officers patrol at the scene of a shooting in Toronto Ontario Canada on Monday

Police officers patrol at the scene of a shooting in Toronto Ontario Canada on Monday

Victims are said to be spread out across nearly two to three blocks as witnesses reported hearing anywhere between 10 and 20 shots fired.

Up to nine people - possibly including a child - have been shot in the Canadian city of Toronto, with police confirming the gunman is now dead.

Police were reportedly called to the scene around 10pm Sunday night.

Victims are being sent to local hospitals.

Six victims were taken to trauma centres, one to paediatric trauma, two to local hospitals, while others were treated at the scene, paramedics told media.




Witnesses told the Toronto Star that he fired between 15 to 20 shots before ending his 10 p.m. rampage.

"Victims are spread across many blocks", he wrote.

Suddenly, she and the other customers were told to run to the back of the restaurant.

There is a heavy police presence at the scene and a large swath of the area has been blocked off as emergency crews respond to the situation.

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