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Toronto police have identified the second victim, a 10-year-old girl, killed in the mass shooting on the Danforth on Sunday night.

"I had to come back to my community", she said through tears.

March urged the city to instead tackle the root causes of this gun violence, citing populations where poverty and violence have become normalised, exacerbating mental health and addiction issues as well as unemployment. "I would say definitely a leader amongst her peers and that's what I will remember about her most", Parisi said. I wish he had talked to me about something like this.

Andreas Silaidis said he heard about six gunshots, looked out his window and saw people running and a few bodies on the ground.

Prior to Sunday's attack, the Canadian government was already considering changes to the nation's gun laws, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said.

"There is no national security nexus at this time", communications officer Hilary Peirce said.

The area, which is considered lower-middle class by Toronto standards, is generally safe, although some residents have reported an uptick in crime.

"He was shy and reserved".

"I can't speak to what was in this individual's mind".

Toronto police have said that about half of the guns used for criminal activity have at some point been purchased from people who bought them legally in Canada, while the other half were smuggled in from the United States.

It was through that relationship that he learned Hussain was struggling. The source added that Hussain "was fascinated with death and explosions". "I grabbed Jason and I took him into the alleyway".

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Hussain lived with his parents in the building, and neighbours said the family was Pakistani.

"I can't believe it's him", Aamir Sukhera told reporters.

Malik would often run into Hussain outside on his way to and from work, most recently at a local Shoppers Drug Mart.

Recall, on the eve in downtown Toronto shooting occurred - were injured 15 people, two of whom later died. Khan said Hussain's father also has Parkinson's disease.

Hussain lost his sister to a vehicle accident, while his brother was hospitalised following a stroke.

"There's a lot of money in it", he said. Hussain was shot dead, but it's unclear whether it was from his own gun or a bullet from police.

Karen Chandler, a long-time resident of Greektown, said she attended the vigil because she walks the Danforth streets everyday - but Wednesday evening was quite different. They said medications did not help him and the interventions of professionals were unsuccessful. Police say they located the man nearby, on Bowden Street, and that shots were exchanged.

"Our hearts are in pieces for the victims and for our city as we all come to grips with this awful tragedy", the family said in a statement, citing their son's "horrific actions".

It was not immediately known where Hussain obtained his firearm. His lanky body was clad in black.

"Ten years ago when he was in my class and I asked him what does he want to do".

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