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Stabbing prompted Eaton Centre shooting, sources say
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CBC News
Posted: Jun 5, 2012 3:00 PM ET
Last Updated: Jun 5, 2012 2:59 PM ET

The man killed in the deadly Eaton Centre shooting in Toronto that left six other people wounded apparently stabbed the suspect three months ago, CBC News has learned.

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Ahmed Hassan, 24, died in the Saturday evening shooting that plunged the landmark mall in downtown Toronto into chaos as thousands of shoppers fled in terror.
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Hassan and another man, a 23-year-old who can't be identified due to a publication ban, were the suspected targets of the shooting, police said Monday.

The episode left five other innocent bystanders — including a 13-year-old boy — wounded and forced the evacuation of the mall.

Christopher Husbands, 23, of Toronto, has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted murder. Husbands, Hassan and the 23
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Added: Jun-6-2012 Occurred On: Jun-6-2012
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Tags: Toronto, Canada, Eaton Centre, Shootings, Shopping Mall, Stabbing, Gangs, Violence, Bloodshed
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada (load item map)
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