Shooting at party in Toronto leaves 4 injured, including 3 children

Birthday shooting

Three children were wounded when gunfire broke out at a one-year-old's outdoor birthday party in northwest Toronto on Saturday evening, police said.

Emergency crews rushed to the area of Tandridge Crescent and Byng Avenue, east of Albion Road, just before 8 p.m. for reports of shots fired.

He says the other three victims, who also included an 11-year-old boy and 23-year-old man, did go to hospital.

All were transported to trauma centres via an emergency rush.

A five-year-old girl was taken away by paramedics in life-threatening condition, but she's since been upgraded to "stable".

They also took two men to the hospital, one with serious injuries and the other with minor injuries.

"I really, really hope in this case, so we can bring these people to justice and apply the full weight of the law, that people who were around there or there who saw something. they will confide in the police or in Crime Stoppers so we can track these people down and deal with them", Tory said.

"It's unconscionable. It's hard to believe", Toronto police Supt.


Toronto Police Insp. Kelly Skinner said the children were not the targets of the shooting.

"But at this particular time, it doesn't look like any of the people that were shot were particularly targeted". "They have no respect ... to think about how someone could just come to a one-year-old's birthday party and do this".

It is believed they were on foot at the scene of the shooting and a vehicle was waiting nearby.

They're now looking for "multiple suspects", though they have yet to provide any descriptions.

"There's nothing more brazen than children outside at a gathering and this kind of violence happening", she said after the shooting Saturday night.

"My heart breaks for the innocent young victims of this senseless tragedy", his statement says.

"What we're doing right now is appealing for the community".

Four victims have been confirmed - three of them are children and one an adult were all shot while attending the get-together, according to Toronto Police.

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