Skip to main content

The Globe and Mail

In Pictures: Mass shooting at Toronto street party

1 of 29

Joseph Bryan, second from left, Joseph Bryan, second from left, attends a vigil with his family outside the home of 14 year-old Shyanne Charles who was shot and killed during a block party in Toronto. Bryan was best friends with Charles and had attended the party with her.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

2 of 29

Family and friends of Shyanne Charles including her brother mourn the death of the 14 year-old during a vigil outside an apartment building near her home.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

3 of 29

An impromptu candlelight vigil is started by young people, many in tears, during a news conference held by local politicians and faith leaders at the site of the Scarborough Housing complex shooting spree.

J.P. Moczulski/The Globe and Mail

4 of 29

Area resident came out to mourn the death of Shyanne Charles during a vigil outside an apartment building near her home, where they then placed flowers.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 29

A group of young people arrived and hung a memorial of posters and flowers near the shooting scene at a housing complex at Morningside Avenue and Danzig Street.

Deborah Baic/The Globe and Mail

6 of 29

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford visits the scene July 17, 2012 where a shooting killed two and injured more than 20 people late last night at a neighbourhood barbecue in east-end Toronto.

Moe Doiron/The Globe and Mail

7 of 29

Two people are dead and at least 21 others injured after a shooting Monday evening in Toronto.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

8 of 29

The shooting happened at an outdoor party in the Scarborough area of Toronto, police said, raising fresh fears of a rise in gun crime in Canada's largest city.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

9 of 29

A woman is treated by emergency workers after suffering a gunshot wound to the thigh.

Manny Rodrigues/The Globe and Mail

10 of 29

A young woman is taken to an ambulance after being injured during the shootings.

Manny Rodrigues/The Globe and Mail

11 of 29

Toronto Police stand next to a body at the scene of the shooting.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

12 of 29

Toronto police walk the scene of the shooting

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

13 of 29

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair walks down Morningside Avenue in Scarborough on Tuesday following the shooting.

Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS

14 of 29

Pedestrians look on near the scene of the shooting

Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS

15 of 29

Toronto Police look at evidence markers at the scene of the shooting on Danzig Avenue.

Galit Rodan/The Globe and Mail

16 of 29

A body lies next to a van at the scene.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

17 of 29

A woman mourns while sitting at a curb near the scene.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

18 of 29

Police officers take notes at the crime scene,

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

19 of 29

People look at the scene on Danzig Avenue.

Galit Rodan/The Globe and Mail

20 of 29

Police survey the crime scene.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

21 of 29

Toronto Police Chief Bill Blair describes the shooting as 'very shocking' at a news conference Tuesday.

Aaron Vincent Elkaim/THE CANADIAN PRESS

22 of 29

A police officer walks the crime scene.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

23 of 29

People stand behind police crime scene tape on Danzig Avenue in Scarborough.

Galit Rodan/The Globe and Mail

24 of 29

Police cruisers block access to many streets around the crime scene.

MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

25 of 29

Two women hug near the crime scene

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

26 of 29

Toronto police gather evidence at the scene

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

27 of 29

Police canvas homes in the neighbourhood, seeking more information on the shootings.

Peter Power/The Globe and Mail

28 of 29

Police officers knocked on all the doors of a townhouse complex at the corner of Morningside Avenue and Danzig Street the morning after the shooting

Galit Rodan/The Globe and Mail

29 of 29

Chief Bill Blair speaks at a press conference at police headquarters the day after the shooting.

Matthew Sherwood/Globe and Mail

Report an error
Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Combined Shape Created with Sketch.

Thank you!

You are now subscribed to the newsletter at

You can unsubscribe from this newsletter or Globe promotions at any time by clicking the link at the bottom of the newsletter, or by emailing us at privacy@globeandmail.com.