Update: Toronto Police Services says there is no wider threat to public safety and William Davis Jr. School is no longer in lockdown. Parents are now able to pick up their children.
Four schools in Scarborough were forced into lockdown on Thursday afternoon after reports of a person walking with a rifle in the area.
William G Davis JPS, Joseph Howe SPS, Charlottetown JPS and Sir Oliver Mowat CI are currently in lockdown as a result of a police investigation in the area.
— Toronto District School Board (@tdsb) May 26, 2022
Toronto Police Service said reports came in about a suspect before 1 pm and the person was located a short time later.
In a tweet, TPS said a police firearm was discharged and the suspect was injured. Toronto Paramedics are on scene.
PERSON WITH A GUN:
Maberley Cres + Oxhorn Rd
– Reports of a man walking on the street carrying a rifle
– Nearby school in lockdown
– Desc as male, late teens early 20s, white ball hat, 3/4 length coat
– Officers on scene#GO989882
— Toronto Police Operations (@TPSOperations) May 26, 2022