Police officers lined the streets around Weston Collegiate after a school shooting at noon Thursday.Police officers lined the streets around Weston Collegiate after a school shooting at noon Thursday.

Toronto police affirm the coed was shot simply outdoors the Toronto highschool within the Jane Road and Lawrence Avenue West space.

A scholar has been critically injured after they had been shot at a Toronto highschool on Thursday.

Weston Collegiate Institute positioned at 100 Pine St. is in lockdown after police say an individual was shot shortly after 12 p.m. on Thursday.

The Toronto District Faculty Board confirmed the college stays in lockdown because of the taking pictures outdoors of the college over the lunch hour. The TDSB says the coed’s guardian has been notified and that lockdowns can be lifted shortly.

College students can be relocated to close by Weston Memorial Junior Public Faculty and C.R. Marchant Center Faculty, which Toronto police stated was additionally positioned in lockdown on Thursday afternoon.

The varsity is positioned simply northwest of the Jane Road and Lawrence Avenue West neighbourhood of Toronto.

Toronto paramedics inform the Star the sufferer was taken to hospital with “vital accidents.”

“Weston CI is at present in Lockdown following reviews of a taking pictures. Will share further particulars as they grow to be out there,” the Toronto District Faculty Board (TDSB) tweeted on Thursday.

Police say a suspect has fled the scene.

Toronto police and the TDSB are anticipated to supply an replace from the college shortly.

Weston Collegiate has roughly 1,000 college students from grades 9 to 12, and is the second-oldest secondary college in Toronto.

Trustee for the world Liban Hassan stated he’s nonetheless ready for extra particulars to floor, however is praying for the sufferer.

Weston Collegiate in Toronto.

“I’m praying for the coed that bought shot,” stated Hassan, who represents Ward 6, York South-Weston. “It is a recurring theme. I’ve been coping with violence since I used to be elected and it looks as if I’ve a brand new state of affairs on my fingers.”

Since his election final fall, Hassan has been enmeshed within the concern of faculty security, significantly at York Memorial Collegiate Institute, the place 14 academics final fall engaged in a piece refusal due to services points and unsafe situations.

It is a creating story.

With information from Isabel Teotonio and Ana Pereira

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