Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Mayor Sends Condolences to Fredericton after Shooting Leaves Four Dead

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Toronto Mayor Sends Condolences to Fredericton after Shooting Leaves Four Dead

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Toronto mayor sends condolences to Fredericton

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Toronto Mayor John Tory has expressed condolences to Fredericton and New Brunswick in light of Friday's "terrible shooting."

Tory says Toronto has seen similar terrible incidents and he understands the wider impact they have.

Police in Fredericton have a suspect in custody after four people were shot dead in a residential neighbourhood.

Two of those killed were police officers.

The incident comes just weeks after a man went on a gun rampage in Toronto's Greektown, killing two girls and wounding another 13 people.

In that case, the shooter was found dead following an exchange of gunfire with police.

"Unfortunately, we've had more than our own share of experience with these terrible kinds of tragedies and I understand completely how much they are very wounding to the community itself, leave alone the families of the victims, to whom I also express our condolences on behalf of all Torontonians," Tory said. …

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