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Toronto City Hall locked down for police investigation

A man who was holding a gun near City Hall is now in custody, according to the Toronto Police.

The man was with another male who fled the scene. 

The two men were walking on Elizabeth and Dundas streets at around 2:45 p.m. when one of them dropped a gun and picked it up.

There are armed police officers standing on the City Hall ceremonial roof.

City Hall has been on lockdown since around 3:30 p.m., but it is now open again.

Lead photo by

Jason Tsang


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