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The Bais Yaakov School in Toronto is currently on lockdown. Sources tell YWN that police have surrounded a home on Bathurst and Lawrence, and there is a man with a rifle barricaded inside. The man may have been taken into custody, but police still have the area closed down.
A source inside the school inform YWN that all occupants in the building were told to get on the floor, and no one is being allowed to move.
UPDATE: Reports suggest that a man barricaded himself inside a home for a short time around 10:00 Thursday morning, though no injuries are reported.
Nearby schools were placed under a lockdown, however police say at no time were any students in danger.
Traffic is being diverted in both directions between Glen Rush and Chicoutimi, with no information on when lanes will reopen.
With reporting by @LakewoodScoop / Photos by TLS
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