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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.

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.
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

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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