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2 dead, 1 in custody after daylight shooting in downtown Toronto


Two men are dead and a woman in hospital with non-life threatening injuries after a shooting in downtown Toronto.

Firearm was recovered from the scene, police said

Photo of two police on the street surrounded by yellow tape reading "Police line do not cross."
Dundas Street E. is closed between Parliament Street and Sackville Street after two men were killed in a shooting Tuesday afternoon, police said. (Jérémie Bergeron/CBC)

Two men are dead after a daylight shooting in downtown Toronto on Tuesday afternoon, police say. 

One man was pronounced dead at the scene at Dundas Street E. and Parliament Street, police say. A second man was taken to a local hospital in critical condition, where he was later pronounced dead.

A man is in custody and a firearm has been recovered, police say.

A woman was also transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two police officers were also injured during a foot pursuit and taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries, they say. 

Dundas Street E. is closed between Parliament Street and Sackville Street.

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