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As the investigation continues into the mass shooting inside of a Vaughan condo building, the family of the shooter has spoken out.

In a joint statement released through Ontario's Special Investigations Unit (SIU), the family of Francesco Villi paints him as an abusive husband and father who lost his relationship with his family some time ago.

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York Regional Police have identified the suspect in the mass shooting that took place in a Vaughan condo building Sunday night.

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The Ontario Special Investigations Unit is investigating an incident concerning a 61-year-old man who fell from an Ottawa overpass around midnight on June 2.

At around 8:45 a.m. on June 2, the East Region of the Ontario Provincial Police said police responded to the incident on Highway 417 at Woodroffe Avenue. The police said that the man sustained injuries from the fall.

On the same day, the Ontario Special Investigations Unit said that it was investigating the incident in a press release. The unit noted that the man's injuries were serious.

After a preliminary investigation, the Ontario Special Investigations Unit found that the man went up on a barrier and held onto a sign when police arrived on the scene.

The unit adds that the man and an officer had a brief engagement before the man fell to the highway from the overpass. He was then taken to a hospital and treated for his injuries.

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