Three people have been killed in an attack involving a crossbow in Toronto on Thursday.
A man was taken into custody, and police later evacuated a building over a suspicious package in a related incident, Detective Mike Carbone said, without giving further details.
In the initial incident, police responding to a stabbing report to find three people who appeared to have been injured by crossbow bolts, said police spokesman David Hopkinson. Two men and a woman were pronounced dead.
An unidentified man, 35, was taken into custody, police said.
Television footage showed police tape surrounding part of a residential street in Scarborough, a suburban area east of the city’s downtown area.
In 2010, a man shot his father in the back with a crossbow in a Toronto public library before smashing his skull with a hammer. Zhou Fang, who had suffered domestic abuse, was convicted of a lesser charge of second-degree murder.