Nine people shot on the Danforth; Police say suspected shooter dead

Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto

Reports Of A Mass Shooting In Toronto

The shooting happened in the Danforth and Logan avenues area on Sunday night, BBC reported.

Two more people were to be transported from the scene to a local hospital - making it a total of 10 patients so far, the Canadian station reported.

Between 15 and 20 gunshots were heard.

The victims are being sent to trauma centres.

Some victims are being treated at the scene, while others have been taken to local hospitals.

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According to paramedics quoted in local news reports, the crime scene covers several blocks.

"We just ran", said John Tulloch, who was on Danforth Avenue for a nighttime walk with his brother at the time, to The Gobe and Mail.

Steinhauer said she was told that four to six people were shot. Witnesses also said they saw a number of people lying on the ground in the aftermath of the shooting.

Streets in the area have been closed while police and other emergency services respond to the incident.

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