Trudeau, others react to Toronto mass shooting on Danforth
Justin Trudeau: My thoughts are with everyone affected by the terrible tragedy on the Danforth last night in Toronto, and may the injured make a full recovery. The people of Toronto are strong, resilient and brave – and we’ll be there to support you through this difficult time.
John Tory: A despicable act has been perpetrated on the Danforth in our city. On behalf of all Toronto residents, I am outraged that someone has unleashed such a terrible attack on our city and people innocently enjoying a Sunday evening.
Elizabeth Dowdeswell: Our thoughts are with the victims, their families, and the first responders in the wake of last evening’s tragic events. For all who call Toronto home it is a time for courage, empathy and reflection about how to create resilient and caring communities.
Mitzie Hunter: Sending prayers of healing and strength to the victims and families caught in last night’s shooting on the Danforth. Thank you to all first responders for your coordinated responses. Our beautiful city will not be tainted by this violent act, we are #TorontoStrong
Toronto’s police chief Mark Saunders: We are looking at all possible motives… and not closing any doors.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford: My heart goes out to the victims and loved ones of the horrific act of gun violence in Toronto.
Ontario NDP Leader Andrea Horwath: Our immediate focus is on strength for the victims in hospital, and for those that now need to recover from emotional trauma.