Toronto police have confirmed exactly how Faisal Hussainthe man behind the mass shooting on the Danforth in Toronto this past Sunday, died after the events. 

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While it was known that Hussain had suffered gunshot wounds, police had not previously confirmed if they were self-inflicted or from the police. It has now been confirmed that the trigger was pulled by Hussain himself. 

The shooter did engage in gunfire with the police prior to being found dead on the scene. The mass shooting has left two people dead, not including Hussain himself, and leaving 13 others victims injured. 

The police have also confirmed that Hussain was not on their radar as a gang member in the city. During their search of his home, the police found a large amount of ammunition for weapons, including a high-capacity magazine for an AK style rifle. 

Police had announced earlier that Hussain was known to the police prior to the shooting. He was known for "online activity" though it's still unknown the specifics of what that activity was. 

The Hussain family made a statement after the shooting to explain who their son was and to apologize for his actions. They also explained Faisal's long battle with mental illness, specifically depression and psychosis, for his entire life. 

Friends of the shooter revealed that they could not believe the news and that they had never seen Hussain in that way before. One of his high school teachers has also spoken to the media and said that Hussain seemed troubled almost 10 years ago. 

The investigation is ongoing but Torontonians have been standing with the Danforth after Sunday's shooting. 

Source: CBC

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