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From CBC News
Toronto Police have released a name and other details about a 15-year-old girl who was shot and killed on Boxing Day when gunfire broke out in a downtown area bustling with shoppers.
Late Wednesday, with the authorization of the victim’s family, Det. Savas Kyriacou identified her as Jane Creba.
“Jane was a Grade 10 student at Riverdale Collegiate,” Kyriacou said.
He also released the results of a post-mortem examination.
“Cause of death was determined to be a bullet wound to the body.”
Creba was gunned down early Monday evening during a shootout between …
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By Naomi Carniol and Betsy Powell, Toronto Star
While police detectives picked up dozens of bullet fragments and cartridge cases, shoppers returned to Yonge St. yesterday.
Less than 24 hours earlier, the stretch of Yonge Between Gould and Gerrard Sts. was a scene of chaos as a shootout claimed the life of a 15-year-old girl and left six other people wounded.
Four of the victims were male, including a 41-year-old off-duty police officer, and three were female.
At a police briefing yesterday, Det. Sgt. Savas Kyriacou of the homicide squad said the shooting started …
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