Jim Karygiannis, who told The Canadian Press via email that he knows the girl's family and that her death is a "devastation" to the community.
And then there's this: CBS News was reporting all day Tuesday that "investigators in Canada" were digging into "indications" suggesting Hussain may have visited and even expressed support for Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) websites, though, the story said, there was no indication he'd been directed to carry out the attack. The community has to come to the realization that we are NOT the victims and that we have evil in our midst which we must weed out. Police were trying to determine what prompted a man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood on Sunday.
The gunman killed 18-year-old Reese Fallon of Toronto and Julianna Kozis, 10, of Markham. She had recently graduated from high school and was preparing to study nursing at Hamilton's McMaster University in the fall.
Hussain shot dead an 18-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl and injured 13 others using a handgun on the bustling Danforth Avenue before he fled an altercation with police and was later found dead. The number of shootings has risen 13%, according to police data.
But there is some painfully missing from the so-called "Danforth-Strong" memorial!
"On Monday we didn't reopen to mourn the lives lost", Kilanis said. "The bullet grazed (me) and I thought I was hit". "But he's in good spirits". He was very lucky I think. "It could have been worse".
At another just steps away, people gathered at a fountain to leave flowers, notes and candles as well as messages written in chalk. Thirteen people were also injured in the shooting, some with potentially life-altering injuries.
"I teared up when I saw that video", said Robinson.
I was just reminded that there is goodness in the world.
Anthony Parise, who taught Fallon's Grade 12 English class, remembered her as "a leader among her peers" who planned to become a nurse.
"He would talk about beating up his mom", she said. His family has said he suffered from lifelong "severe mental health challenges" but they never imagined he would do such a thing. The family said they were shocked at Hussain's "senseless violence" and expressed their condolences for the families of the shooting victims.
Hussain's friends and co-workers told reporters he showed no signs of mental illness, describing him as upbeat, hard-working, and "bubbly".
"They've been through a lot", Sukhera said. "When I heard this is what happened, I can't put two and two together".
Faisal, he suggested, has lived alone in the apartment in the meantime. He recalled, however, that Hussain prided himself on working to support his relatives.
Loblaw's confirmed that Hussain had worked as a part-time store employee, but declined to provide further details.
One neighbor said the Hussain family has been through tragedy in recent years. Khan said Hussain's father also has Parkinson's disease.
Hussain died from a gunshot wound, but it's not yet clear if it was self-inflicted or the result of an exchange of gunfire with police. Monica Hudon of the Special Investigations Unit said an autopsy on Hussain's body was completed but noted that the results would not be released until their probe ended.