Politicians react to mass shooting in Toronto’s Greektown

 

Reaction is coming in following Sunday night’s shooting on a popular Toronto street.

Two people were killed and 12 others were injured when a lone gunman began shooting along Danforth Ave. around 10 p.m.

Officers located the man and exchanged gunfire.

Police confirm the gunman is dead but it’s unclear if he shot himself or he was shot by police.

Toronto Mayor John Tory addressed city council at a planned meeting Monday morning.

The meeting was recessed until 2 p.m. out of respect for the victims.

A moment of silence was held following statements from city councillors.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the shooting as a terrible tragedy.

Bill Blair, the new federal minister responsible for tackling gun is offering up support from Ottawa.

A moment of silence was held ahead of Question Period at Queen’s Park Monday.

Party leaders and MPPs were given a chance to make brief statements about the shooting.