Toronto shooter named by Canadian officials

By Sharon Marris, news reporter

Canadian officials have identified the man responsible for a mass shooting in Toronto as Faisal Hussain.

The 29-year-old Toronto resident is suspected of firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes in the city’s Greektown district on Sunday night local time, killing two people and injuring 13.

Those killed were a 10-year-old girl and student Reese Fallon, 18.

Ms Fallon had recently graduated high school and was volunteering for Canada’s Liberal party before starting university, where she was to train as a nurse.

Local politician Nathaniel

Erskine-Smith said her family was “devastated” and had described her as being “smart, passionate and full of energy”.

The thirteen people injured – seven males and six females – remain in hospital.

Ref: skynews

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