School in Toronto unlocks security after police shoot a man with a rifle

Several schools in eastern Toronto were closed on May 26 because police were to be called in to investigate a man with a rifle. Safety measures were lifted after police shot the man.

Toronto District Board of Education (TDSB) Said on twitter Schools such as William G Davis Middle School, Joseph Howe High School, and Sir Oliver Mowat University Institute were closed, and Charlottetown Middle School and Centennial Road Junior High School were put on hold and safe as a result of police investigations. ..

According to the TDSB, all schools were unblocked around 3 pm.

Toronto police Said on twitter They placed a man between Mabury Crescent and Oxhorn Road. Oxhorn Road is approximately 200 meters from William G Davis JPS.

Police say they fired a gun and the suspect was injured in an interaction.

Rescuers said they were called to the corner of Lawrence Avenue East and Port Union Road at 1:24 pm after the shooting was reported. According to CP24..

The police said There is no broader threat to public safety and parents can pick up their children at school.

Andrew Chen


Andrew Chen is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.

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