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Toronto gunman killed by police after shooting dead two and injuring 14 others

A gunman has shot dead two people and injured 14 other people in Toronto before being killed himself by Canadian police.

The incident occurred in the Greektown neighbourhood and a video from one witness showed a man dressed in black firing three shots from the pavement into at least one shop or restaurant late Sunday.

Police have said the shooting was not random and terrorism had not been ruled out.

Terrorism has not been ruled out according to police. Credit: AP

The shooting took place in Greektown, a busy residential area with restaurants and cafes.

Witnesses have claimed to have heard 20 to 30 gunshots.

Mass shootings are rare in Canada’s largest city.

“We were so use to living in a city where these things didn’t happen,” Toronto mayor John Tory said.

“But there are things that happen nowadays and they are just unspeakable.”

This past weekend Toronto police deployed dozens of additional officers to deal with a recent spike in gun violence in the city.

Toronto councillor Paula Fletcher told local news she heard that the gunman was emotionally disturbed.

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Ms Fletcher said for this to happen in an area where families gather for dinner is a tragedy.

“It’s not gang related. It looks like someone who is very disturbed."