5 people killed in condo shooting in Canada: police source
Officers respond to an active shooting call that resulted in five deaths.
Five people were shot dead in a shooting at a condominium in a Toronto suburb Sunday night, police announced.
Officers responded to an active shooting call at around 7:20 p.m, at the building in Vaughan, a city north of Toronto, York Regional Police Chief Jim MacSween stated in a news conference.
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Currently dozens authorities are on scene of a deadly mass shooting with multiple fatalities at a condo building in Vaughan Canada. With witnesses say Multiple shots have been fired with the suspect killed pic.twitter.com/G0HKUGfVZ6
He said that police found a “horrendous scene where numerous victims were deceased,” adding that a survivor got admitted to a hospital for immediate care.
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In the meantime, an emergency response unit is working to clear the building so that residents can return to their homes. “What we’re trying to do is make sure the residents that live … in this building are able to get back as soon as possible. That will take some time,” MacSween said.
In respect of the mourning families, Police have not publicly revealed any identities because they are still notifying the victim's families
Chief James MacSween announced that one of his officers shot and killed the suspect. The suspect's name was not revealed.