An 18-year-old Toronto student has been identified as one of the victims of The Danforth shooting on Sunday night.
According to Toronto Police, Reese Fallon succumbed to her injuries and passed away on Sunday.
In a GoFundMe Campaign for Fallon, she is described as “smart, kind, and lovely.”
“She was getting ready to start the nursing program at McMaster University when she was killed in a senseless act of violence,” states Julie Steel’s campaign. “We are raising money to establish a scholarship fund to be distributed each year to a graduate of Malvern Collegiate entering a nursing program as a way to keep Reese’s memory alive.”
Steel also says that Fallon would have been an amazing nurse, and “our community has suffered a huge loss with her death.”
On Sunday, July 22, 2018, at approximately 10 pm, the Toronto Police Service responded to the area of Danforth Avenue & Logan Avenue for a shooting.
A 10-year-old girl from the Greater Toronto Area has also died. Police say her family does not want her name to be released at this time.
Thirteen other victims, ranging in age from 17 to 59 years old, are being treated in hospital. Their injuries range from minor to serious.
The gunman who opened fire has now been identified as 29-year-old Toronto resident, Faisal Hussain.
Investigators are executing a search warrant at an apartment in the Thorncliffe Park Drive area as part of the ongoing police investigation.
Anyone who has information on this incident, who has not yet contacted police, is asked to please do so by calling Homicide at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-TIPS (8477), online, or text TOR and your message to CRIMES (274637).
Police are asking witnesses to upload any videos or photos from the incident that occurred on Sunday. A special website had been set up dedicated to the investigation, and can be found here.
Victim Services Toronto also invites anyone experiencing trauma from the Danforth shooting to contact Victim Services by calling 416-808-7066.
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