Arrest made in children's birthday party shooting, Toronto police say

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TORONTO — A 24-year-old man has been arrested after a shooting over the weekend at a birthday party in Toronto left three children injured.

Toronto police say the man facing charges was also injured in the shooting that sent a five-year-old girl to hospital in critical condition.

Police have said they were called to a home in northwest Toronto around 8 p.m. Saturday for a shooting at a birthday party for a one-year-old boy.

Two children - a one-year-old boy who was grazed by a bullet and an 11-year-old who was shot in the buttocks - have been released from hospital.

Police have said there were multiple shooters.

Demar Cadogan, 24, of Toronto, faces charges of discharging a firearm with intent along with several other gun-related counts.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published June 21, 2021.

The Canadian Press

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