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Toronto Schools Lock Down as Police Shoot Man Carrying Gun Near Elementary School

HeadlineMay 27, 2022

In Toronto, Canada, five schools were placed on lockdown Thursday as police shot and killed a man seen carrying a rifle near an elementary school. Toronto Police Chief James Ramer wouldn’t name the person killed, but described him as a young man in his late teens or early twenties.

Police Chief James Ramer: “Due to the proximity to a school, I certainly understand the trauma and how traumatic this must have been for staff, students and parents, given the recent events that have happened in the United States.”

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