Toronto Teams, Athletes Offer Support, Prayers After Mass Shooting

Toronto’s sports teams share the shock and mourning of the city they represent.

A gunman killed two people and injured 12 more Sunday night in Toronto’s Greektown neighborhood before police shot him dead. The Toronto Blue Jays, Maple Leafs, Raptors and Toronto FC offered support and prayers to their town Monday via Twitter in the aftermath of the deadly shootings.

Maple Leafs center Mitchell Marner, plus Toronto Argonauts defensive back Matt Black and WWE commentator Renee Young used social media to express their sympathies.

Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman and MLS legend Dwayne DeRosario call for an end to gun violence.

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