VIDEO: Another Mass Shooting Leaves 2 Dead In Toronto
Some people have jokingly said the reason why US has not experienced terrorist attacks in recent time is because they are doing the killings themselves.
In 2018 alone, the US has experienced over 154 mass shootings.
The latest is the shooting near a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto where 15 people were killed.
Toronto police confirmed that a woman had died and 13 others were injured after a shooting on Sunday evening. Among the injured is a young girl in critical condition.
Toronto, Canada Mass Shooting— David Begnaud (@DavidBegnaud) July 23, 2018
*14 victims shot
*Suspect shooter: dead
*Weapon used: handgun
*1 female adult has died
*1 young girl in critical condition@TorontoPolice have given these numbers:
*Witnesses call 416-808-2222 *Anonymous tips 1-800-222-8477
Police confirmed that the shooter had been killed after an exchange of gunfire with police.
Emergency crews rushed to the scene in Toronto’s Riverdale neighbourhood near Danforth and Pape Avenues around 10pm on Sunday night.
All those injured have been taken to local hospitals. Witness Jody Steinhauer has told CBC she was at a restaurant on Danforth Avenue with her family when she heard what sounded like 10 to 15 firecracker blasts.
Toronto has been grappling with a sharp rise in gun violence this year. Deaths from gun violence in the city jumped 53 percent to 26 so far in 2018 from the same period last year, with the number of shootings rising 13 percent.
Toronto deployed about 200 police officers from July 20 in response to the recent spate in shootings, which city officials have blamed on gang violence.
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