Five victims are dead, a sixth victim is in hospital in serious condition, and the suspect is dead following a shooting at a condominium building in Vaughan Sunday night.
York Regional Police were called to the residential building at 9235 Jane St., north of Rutherford Road, for a report of an active male shooter who had shot several victims, police said.
The suspect was shot by police and pronounced deceased at the scene.
York Regional Police has notified the Special Investigations Unit (SIU).
Police presence at a condo building in the area of Jane and Rutherford after several people were shot. Multiple victims, one male suspect. The suspect is deceased following an interaction with police. SIU will be notified. Updates to follow— York Regional Police (@YRP) December 19, 2022
The building was searched by the emergency response unit to ensure there are no additional victims and that it’s safe, police said.
A police presence will be on the scene as the investigation continues, police added.
“We offer our sincere condolences to the victims and their families,” Chief Jim MacSween said at the scene, which he described as "horrendous."
There is no further threat to public safety, he said.
The investigation is active and ongoing. Updates will follow.
Any witnesses or anyone who may have video surveillance, cellphone video or dashcam footage of the shooting is urged to contact the SIU at 1-800-787-8529.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the York Regional Police at 1-288-876-5423, ext. 7865, [email protected], or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at www.1800222tips.com.