Faisal Hussain: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know


Faisal Hussain was named as the 29-year-old gunman in black who shot 15 people - killing an aspiring teenage nurse and a 10-year-old girl - in a popular restaurant area in Toronto known as Greektown.

Hussain, of Toronto, was named as the Danforth shooter by the city's Special Investigations Unit. "Due to the exceptional circumstances of the tragic incident last night on Danforth Avenue and the public interest in knowing the identity of the man who was involved in the exchange of gunfire with police, the SIU has identified him," the SIU wrote, before naming the gunman as Faisal Hussain.

At the end of the mass shooting rampage, a woman and child were dead, a city was traumatized, and 13 others were in the hospital. Faisal Hussain, who used a handgun, died at the scene after an exchange of gunfire with Toronto police. The gunman was from Toronto.

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