Multiple people injured in Toronto mass shooting

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

Nine people were injured in a shooting late Sunday in Toronto and the shooter is dead, according to Toronto police. An adult woman was killed. They say the dead shooter isn't being counted among the 14 victims. Their condition was not immediately known.

As dozens of police officers raced to the scene, taping off the chaotic intersection, paramedics could be seen performing first aid on people on the ground.

There are at least nine casualties - including children - after the shooting in the Canadian city of Toronto.

Anyone who witnessed the incident is urged to call Toronto Police Homicide overnight at 416-808-5504.

A 54 Division spokesperson told Global News the shooting happened in the Danforth and Logan avenues area, and was reported just after 10 p.m.

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A local reporter, Jeremy Chohn, tweeted "victims are spread across many blocks". Then she was told to run to the back of the restaurant. Police sirens can be heard also and it is now believed that the shooter was firing at police.

Toronto Police Sergeant Glenn Russell told CNN that witnesses were being transported by buses to multiple offices to speak with investigators.

Mayor John Tory and Chief Mark Saunders are both at the scene.

Toronto is grappling with a sharp rise in gun violence this year.

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