TORONTO — Police say a 73-year-old man is dead after he stormed into a condo board meeting and opened fire on board members, killing 5 and injuring 1. The incident unfolded on Sunday during the meeting. The suspect is said to be a long-time resident of the complex.
The suspect is said to have used a handgun during the attack.
“I am absolutely shocked and heartbroken that five individuals have lost their lives…and for this to happen in a community like Vaughan…is devastating,” Vaughan mayor Steven Del Duca said Monday. “It’s just horrifying and I can’t imagine what the victims families are going through right now.”
I’m shocked and saddened by the tragic shooting in Vaughan last night. All of Ontario is thinking of the victims of this senseless violence and the family and friends grieving their loss.
Thank you to our first responders for bravely being on scene.
— Doug Ford (@fordnation) December 19, 2022
Police say the suspect had long-running disputes with the board members, including lawsuits. The attack ended after police shot and killed the 73-year-old.
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