Several Toronto schools in lockdown after fatal drive-by shooting

Oct 1 2020, 7:31 am

Several Toronto schools have been placed in lockdown after a fatal drive-by shooting in North York on Thursday morning.

According to Toronto Police, the unit received reports of a drive-by shooting in the area of Lawrence Avenue West and Jane Street at around 9:17 am.

The reports also stated that someone was lying on the street, according to police.

The Toronto District School Board issued a tweet stating that as a result of an active police investigation, C R Marchant MS, Weston CI and Weston Memorial JPS “have been put into a Lockdown and will soon be moving to a Hold & Secure.”

Police arrived on the scene shortly after and pronounced the adult male dead just before 9:50 am.

A late-model, four-door sedan is considered a possible suspect vehicle.

Daily Hive will update once more information is available.

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