Three dead after Toronto stabbing, crossbow attack

  • 26/08/2016
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Three people are dead, including one who was shot with a crossbow, following an attack in Toronto, Canada.

Police responded to a report of a stabbing in the Scarborough area of the city, and found three people dead.

One of those had seemingly been hit by the crossbow, and an injured person had been taken into custody.

CTV News said two males and one female were pronounced dead at the scene.

A motive for the killing is not yet known.

A neighbour said he heard what he thought sounded like a fight erupt, before screams, and then silence.

The scene has been cordoned off, and police are now carrying out an investigation.