Shooting at Toronto school sends 1 person to hospital in critical condition


One person has been taken to hospital with a gunshot wound after a shooting at a northwest Toronto school Thursday, police say.

Weston Collegiate Institute in lockdown, TDSB says

Toronto police say one person was shot at a Toronto high school Thursday. (Robert Krbavac/CBC)

One person was rushed to hospital in critical condition after a shooting at a northwest Toronto high school Thursday, police say.

Toronto police investigators say the victim was found at Weston Collegiate Institute near Pine Street and MacDonald Avenue just after noon.

The Toronto District School Board says the high school is in lockdown. Police say nearby C. R. Marchant Middle School is also locked down.

The suspect took off from the scene, and no gun has been recovered, police say.

Toronto paramedics confirmed one person was taken to a trauma centre.

No other details were immediately available.

More to come.

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