Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the shooting at the Eaton Centre in Toronto:
"I was shocked and saddened to learn about the deadly attack at the Eaton Centre in Toronto yesterday.
On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest condolences to the family and friends of the victim, and wish a speedy recovery to those injured by this senseless act of violence.
Canadians should be assured that such depraved and monstrous acts will be met with the full force of the law.
I have every confidence that the Toronto Police will bring the criminal or criminals responsible for this senseless act to justice.
I urge anyone with information to contact the police immediately."
for Toronto Star coverage of the shooting.