There are reports out of Toronto of multiple deaths and numerous injuries after a man driving a van ran down pedestrians on a sidewalk:

The suspect is shown in the video pointing an object at an officer and yelling before later being taken into custody:

The man was subsequently taken into custody:

From many accounts the suspect was attempting to get shot by police:

Meanwhile it’s being reported that additional counterterrorism officers have been deployed as a precautionary measure in New York City.


The suspect has reportedly been identified as Alek Minassian:

Tags: Toronto