By: Savannah Smith | 07-23-2018 | News
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Toronto Shooter Identified, Had Mental Issues

The gunman in the deadly Danforth Avenue shooting rampage in Toronto, Canada has been identified as Faisal Hussain.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Prayers for the victims of this heinous attack! Still waiting for them to release the identity of the shooter.<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TorontoAttack?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TorontoAttack</a><br><br>What we know about the suspect in Toronto Danforth mass shooting <a href="https://t.co/P5LCrOHleo">https://t.co/P5LCrOHleo</a></p>&mdash; PFH (@PFH_Canada) <a href="https://twitter.com/PFH_Canada/status/1021472435378434048?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) confirmed the identity on Monday evening, just hours after Faisal opened fire on several Danforth Avenue restaurants and family-friendly attractions in the city’s Greektown neighborhood on Sunday evening. The attack carried out by the 29-year-old Toronto resident has left the city in utter shock.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">A gunman opened fire on a busy Toronto street late Sunday night killing one person, injuring 13, city police said <a href="https://t.co/VspNV7T3kZ">https://t.co/VspNV7T3kZ</a> vía <a href="https://twitter.com/WSJ?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@WSJ</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TorontoShooting?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TorontoShooting</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/TorontoStrong?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#TorontoStrong</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/torontoattack?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#torontoattack</a></p>&mdash; Dr Núria Querol MD (@nuriaq) <a href="https://twitter.com/nuriaq/status/1021301208043204608?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Danforth Shooting <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/GO1341286?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#GO1341286</a> 14 victims shot~2 of 14 victims died plus suspect dead~All victim families have been notified~Witnesses call 416-808-7400~Anonymous tips 1-800-222-8477 / <a href="https://t.co/0mVYqr7yY4">https://t.co/0mVYqr7yY4</a>~Video/photos upload<a href="https://t.co/RqADxe274V">https://t.co/RqADxe274V</a> ~Victim Services 416-808-7066 <a href="https://t.co/IkEwyfo8rH">pic.twitter.com/IkEwyfo8rH</a></p>&mdash; Homicide Squad (@TPSHomicide) <a href="https://twitter.com/TPSHomicide/status/1021400833412325377?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The attack left a 10-year-old girl and 18-year-old Reese Fallon dead. 13 other shooting victims remain in hospital; doctors said that some of the shooting victims had undergone multiple life-saving surgeries.

Hussain died of a gunshot wound following an exchange of fire with Toronto police. The SIU is probing whether he was shot by police, or if he shot himself.

The police executed a search warrant at Hussain's residence earlier on Monday, in the city's Thorncliffe Park neighborhood.

Witnesses captured several chilling images and videos of Hussain during the attack.

Hussain's family emailed a statement to local media stating they are devastated by what happened. They also suggested that their son was struggling with severe mental health challenges, including psychosis and depression.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed his thoughts on Twitter on Monday: “The people of Toronto are strong, resilient and brave - and we’ll be there to support you through this difficult time.”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">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.</p>&mdash; Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) <a href="https://twitter.com/JustinTrudeau/status/1021357381622497281?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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For his part, Toronto Mayor John Tory told the media that the city has a gun problem, with weapons “too readily available to too many people.” He said: “Why does anyone in this city need to have a gun at all?”

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Toronto Mayor <a href="https://twitter.com/JohnTory?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@JohnTory</a> asks city council: &quot;Why does anyone in Toronto need a gun?&quot; <br><br>MORE: <a href="https://t.co/Hrpo0hLLKx">https://t.co/Hrpo0hLLKx</a> <a href="https://t.co/PqyQRXHkgo">pic.twitter.com/PqyQRXHkgo</a></p>&mdash; Global News Toronto (@globalnewsto) <a href="https://twitter.com/globalnewsto/status/1021393107579953152?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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The City of Toronto is mourning the shocking incident.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The Toronto Sign has been dimmed and the official flags at Toronto City Hall, all Civic Centres and Metro Hall will be flown at half-mast, until further notice, to mark the loss of life as a result of the tragic event that took place on the Danforth yesterday. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/CityofTO?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#CityofTO</a> <a href="https://t.co/OTlo1eqxw4">pic.twitter.com/OTlo1eqxw4</a></p>&mdash; City of Toronto (@TorontoComms) <a href="https://twitter.com/TorontoComms/status/1021503929635545089?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">July 23, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Source:

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-canada-shooting/toronto-gunman-identified-police-seek-motive-after-suspect-kills-two-injures-13-idUSKBN1KD1KF

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Anonymous No. 32208 2018-07-24 : 01:39

Faissal Hussain

Huwite man

Just his nationality No. 32227 2018-07-24 : 11:42

Faisal Hussain.

A Muslim with a gun killing white non-Muslims.

Could his mental illness really just be PC cover for a Islamic Terrorist in Canada?

Also note Canada has tight gun Control laws. Once again proving nuts, criminals and terrorists will always have a gun when they need it, while citizens wait for permission to defend themselves.

I would strongly support a mandatory Firearm crime law that basically states:

Use a firearm in a Robbery which results in 1st degree murder by the attacker, then it is a NO option Death Sentence trial.

We have too many Liberal DA's playing the game of accepting a confession in exchange for a Life Sentence.

Tab No. 32230 2018-07-24 : 12:24

no, he was a radical muslim bent on revenge as are they all.

Anonymous No. 32356 2018-07-25 : 18:15

I can answer John Tory's disingenous question …."Why does anyone in Toronto need a gun ?" quite easily and honestly…. You see Mr. Mayor-

it's because you and your "Political Correctness" and "Inclusivity" obsessed political cronies have allowed unfettered and basically unvetted mass 3rd world immigration-with all the "Diversity" that accompanies such an inane policy-i.e. massive gangs of imported criminals, terrorists and socio/psychopaths !

So yes, go ahead and flame away with the predictable kneejerk reactions of "hater" and "bigot"….but first, please notice I did not include ALL immigrants- I am just referring to the very obvious percentage for whom decent Canadian citizens and their innocent offspring have basically become easy prey.

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