Nine people shot at in Toronto, gunman dead – Canadian police

Toronto shooting

Nine people, including a young girl, were shot near downtown Toronto, police in the eastern Canadian city said on Sunday, and the gunman was dead.

The condition of the victims was not known yet, Toronto police said on their Twitter feed.

Reports of gunfire in the city’s Greektown neighbourhood began at 10 p.m. local time (0200 GMT Monday), CityNews.com reported.

Witnesses said they heard 25 gunshots, the news website reported.