Last night Toronto’s gun crime came right out into the open with 2 people being killed and 12 others injured on Toronto’s Danforth.

The gunmen has died although it is not clear if he was killed by police or by suicide.

Police have not released the name of the gunman but they and numerous other Toronto officials have spoken out about the tragedy.

Chief of Police Mark Saunders is urging the public to share any information they have about the mass shooting, that includes photos and videos so that police can have an easier time piecing together what happened. 

"We’re looking for anyone that saw anything,” he said. He says that it is unclear right now if this shooting was in some way terrorism-related.

"I'm looking at every single possible motive for this," he said. "When you have this many people struck by gunfire it's a grave concern."

"I certainly want to find out exactly what it is and so I’m not closing any doors or any chapters on this,” he continued. 

Via Toronto Police Service

Mayor John Tory also spoke out last night about the shooting saying "tonight, a despicable act has been perpetrated on the Danforth in our city."

Ontario premier Doug Ford also took to Twitter to express his thanks to the first responders.

Prime minister Justin Trudeau also wrote a message on Twitter saying, “the people of Toronto are strong, resilient and brave - and we’ll be there to support you through this difficult time.”

Police are still on the scene of the crime investigating. 

Sources: CBC, CTV, Global  

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