ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Toronto shooting

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Toronto shooting

It was not immediately clear whether he killed himself or was killed by police.

"Our idea was that we'd give the scholarship out annually to a Malvern Collegiate graduate who was going into a nursing program, because Reese was so excited and so proud to do that", Julie Steel said, biting back tears.

Investigators believe the weapon originated in the US and are working with officials there to determine how it ended up in Canada, the source said. They also stressed that their son had been suffering from severe mental health issues including psychosis and depression.

Canada's public safety minister said the ban was being considered but declined to offer a concrete timeline.

In a measure first announced by Ford in a letter to police associations, the provincial government suspended legislation, passed under the previous Liberal government, that would enhance the powers of the police oversight body which investigates police misconduct. "It is a complex proposition because it would entail a substantial rewriting of the criminal code", Ralph Goodale told reporters. Under the legislation, businesses would have to maintain inventory and transfer records for non-restricted firearms, allowing police to better trace firearms, a spokesman for Public Safety Canada said in a statement.

Police are looking into Hussain's past and are working to determine what may have prompted him to commit Sunday's massacre.

In recent years, they say, investigators have noticed a stark shift in where guns used to commit crimes are coming from.

Police revealed 12 others were also injured in the harrowing massacre.

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On Wednesday, however, Amaq claimed that Hussain "carried out the attack in response to calls to target nationals of countries of the coalition" that has been fighting IS in Syria and Iraq since 2014. "Since Sunday evening, all areas of the Toronto Police Service have been involved in this investigation", the statement said. "We have received assistance from law enforcement partners at every level... At this stage, we have no evidence to support these claims".

Paramedics, firefighters and police converged on the shooting in Toronto's east end, which has many popular restaurants, cafes and shops.

Cressy said crime prevention programs, helping those released from prison find jobs, mentoring kids and diversion programs are all initiatives that should be beefed up, along with meeting people's mental health needs.

The jihadist group has claimed a string of deadly attacks in the West in recent years.

ISIS claimed responsibility for the Las Vegas massacre in September through the AMAQ news agency but law enforcement officials in the USA have repeatedly dismissed any link between that attack and global terrorism.

Earlier today ISIS sent out a statement claiming responsibility for the mass shooting on the Danforth this past weekend.

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, citing an unnamed police source, said on Wednesday that he got the gun from his brother and the weapon was traced to the United States. It is really tough to understand.

"There are far too many people carrying around guns in our city and our region who should not have them", Tory said after the shooting. "What their motivation is doesn't take away from the fact that young people are dead and other people are hurt".

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