Today Tue Wed
It is forecast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on October 20, 2014
Chance of Rain
13°/9°
It is forecast to be Chance of Rain at 11:00 PM EDT on October 21, 2014
Chance of Rain
13°/4°
It is forecast to be Partly Cloudy at 11:00 PM EDT on October 22, 2014
Partly Cloudy
12°/6°

Olivia Chow for Mayor

Toronto can do better. This is how.

9 Comments

news

Little Italy Shooting Leaves One Dead, One Injured

Incident in the middle of a busy Sicilian Sidewalk Café as fans gathered to watch a soccer game.

Photo by Kyle Bachan/Torontoist.

At about 3:30 p.m., Toronto Police Services got a call about a shooting at the Sicilian Sidewalk Café on College Street in Little Italy. Details are still emerging but officials have confirmed that one person has been killed and another sent to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening. Though it’s a Monday afternoon, the popular dessert spot was crowded—soccer fans were gathered both inside and on the cafe’s large patio to watch this afternoon’s Euro Cup match between Italy and Ireland. Two nearby schools, Montrose Junior Public School and Delta Alternative Senior School, are on lockdown while police continue investigating. Eastbound traffic lanes are closed, and 506 Carlton streetcars are diverting around the area in both directions.

Comments