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At least 9 injured after shooting in busy Toronto neighbourhood

23 July 2018

"Six victims have been transported to trauma centres, 1 to a pediatric trauma centre and two to local hospitals while an unconfirmed number of people are being treated at the scene", City News Toronto reports.

Multiple people have reportedly been shot in the Canadian city of Toronto.

Witnesses say they heard more than a dozen shots ring out in what is a busy restaurant strip about 10pm local time (12.30pm AEST).

According to paramedics quoted in local news reports, the crime scene covers several blocks.

"Victims are spread across many blocks".

The shooter is dead, police have told CP24.

A child is also thought to be among the victims.

Witnesses in the area reported hearing shots fired near the Brass Taps Pizza Pub.

Toronto police said a shooting took place along Danforth Avenue near Logan Avenue.

Streets in the area have been closed while police and other emergency services respond to the incident.

The TTC says subway trains are bypassing Chester station due to the police activity in the area.

At least 9 injured after shooting in busy Toronto neighbourhood