Woburn Collegiate Institute
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Ottawa: One person was dead and another was in hospital after a shooting at a high school's front yard in Toronto, the largest city of Canada, police said.

The shooting happened just before 3:22 pm on Monday outside Woburn Collegiate Institute, Toronto police confirmed on social media on Monday.

A male victim was located with gunshot wounds and transported to hospital in life-threatening condition. He was later pronounced deceased in hospital, Xinhua news agency reported.

The second victim, a teenage boy, was transported to a trauma centre through emergency run, the police added.

Woburn Collegiate Institute was initially placed under a lockdown. So far, no arrests have been made, but police said a suspect was seen fleeing the area going westbound.