Gunman kills 5 in ‘horrific’ shooting spree at condo outside Toronto and is beaten up by police

Six people are dead and a seventh seriously injured after a 73-year-old man opened fire at an apartment building north of Toronto on Sunday night. The police restored order and sent the shooter out in a body bag.

The suspect reportedly targeted condominium board members with whom he had a legal dispute. reported the Ottawa sun.

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Filming took place just before 7:30 p.m. in the town of Vaughan, north of Toronto.

A 73-year-old man started his killing spree at an apartment building near Jane Street and Rutherford Road, according to police.

A person who social media users claim was the shooter allegedly involved in a legal dispute with the housing administration of the building. The 73-year-old long lamented chest infections on Facebook, suggesting the apartment’s air quality was to blame.

A Video Allegedly posted by the suspect on social media, he shows him accusing members of the housing committee of injustice, saying: “So I wouldn’t have had to do that if you had given me some comfort in my house.”

The New York Post specified The suspect broke up a board meeting by firing guns, killing five and shooting a woman in the face.

A sixth victim was taken to hospital and is expected to survive.

York Regional Police officers stormed the building and upon arrival met the gunman.

YRP Duty Inspector Constable Laura Nicolle specified“An interaction ensued between the suspect and our officers and the suspect is now deceased.”

Police later stated that the interaction consisted of an officer drop the armed suspect with a well-placed shot.

As part of their response efforts, police evacuated the building, clearing each floor for possible threats and more casualties. Residents were only allowed to return after 1:15 a.m.

According to YRPa special investigation unit was dispatched to what Chief Jim MacSween described as a “horrifying scene.”

“We offer our sincere condolences to the victims and their families,” MacSween said.

Policewoman Laura Nicolle told CNN that the grisly aftermath was the “most terrifying phone call I’ve seen in my entire career.”

a resident told CityNews: “We wouldn’t imagine seeing that in our buildings, right, but nowadays you see everything.”

Canada saw one 12-year upward trend in firearm-related violent crime despite the strict gun control measures imposed on law-abiding citizens by the liberal government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

According to the Toronto Police Department, 85% of guns were used in crime in the city illegally smuggled from the United States to Canada – Trudeau gun bans are unlikely to have an impact.

Although the guns used in the vast majority of crimes are illegally sourced, Trudeau forbidden the sale, purchase or transfer of handguns in October. Gunman kills 5 in ‘horrific’ shooting spree at condo outside Toronto and is beaten up by police

Laura Coffey

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