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6 Shootings took place in Toronto over the Weekend

Between Friday and Saturday, 6 shootings took place in Toronto leaving 2 dead and 2 critically injured.

Between Friday and Saturday, 6 shootings took place in Toronto leaving 2 dead and 2 critically injured.

The police said that eleven people were shot in total over 5the weekend, including two incidents which are now considered a homicide.

In a series of tweets Monday Morning, Mayor John Tory said, “Any gun violence in our city is unacceptable and the fact there were several shootings in our city this weekend including one where two young boys were victims is extremely disturbing,”

According to the police, the first shooting took place at Scarlett Road and Scarlett Court at around 10:40 PM on Friday which led to the death of one and another with serious injuries.

Then, at around 3:20 AM on Saturday morning, a second incident took place where a man with several gunshots entered a 7/11 convenience store near Dorney Court and Lawrence Heights.

Later, on Saturday Afternoon, a man in North Toronto was taken to a hospital, suffering multiple gunshots and only a few minutes later, a shooting took place near Caledonia Road and Lawrence Avenue West. The victim is reported to have died at the spot.

The sixth incident took place at M8iller Avenue and McCowan Road at a parking lot around 8 PM on Sunday. Three men and a women faced gunshots and were all in non-life-threatening condition on Monday.

Mayor of Toronto John said, ‘I will also continue to support the investments our city has made and that all governments should be making in kids and families by providing programs that work to address the roots of gun violence’

He further added,’ I will also continue to support the investments our city has made and that all governments should be making in kids and families by providing programs that work to address the roots of gun violence’

 

Prabhnoor Kaur 

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