INTERNATIONAL NEWS: Two dead and numerous injured in Canadian city shooting

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Two people have died and 13 others injured after a shooting attack near a restaurant in the Canadian city of Toronto last night.

Police confirmed that one of those killed was a woman and the other was the shooter, who died after an exchange of gunfire with police.

Among those injured is a young girl in a critical condition.

Emergency crews rushed to the scene in Toronto’s Greektown neighbourhood at around 10pm on Sunday night after reports of a shooting.

All those injured have been taken to local hospitals.

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Toronto police chief Mark Saunders said the police had not confirmed the shooter’s motive and would not speculate on it until they had more information.

Footage from the scene appears to show a man, believed to be the gunman, walking down a street before pulling out a handgun and firing into a Greektown eatery from the street.

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Police are urging anyone who might have witnessed the incident or have any footage of it to get in touch with them.