Two men killed in a shooting on Sunday in Toronto, Canada were named by police on Monday morning.
Andrew Kinsman, 50, and Tomasz Kaczowka, 26, were fatally shot while leaving a mass shooting at a hockey arena that left nine others injured at around 7:30 p.m. local time on Sunday. A 55-year-old was also injured by the gunfire.
ABC News reported that they were both sleeping on park benches nearby before being targeted by a gunman in a maroon vehicle. Two other bystanders, a 25-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman, were injured in the shooting.
Toronto police spokesman Meaghan Gray described the shootings as an “ambush.”
Seven of the nine victims, ranging in age from 18-56, are in critical condition, and are all described as being in “extremely critical” condition. Two victims were in serious condition. The remaining victims, all teens, are in stable condition.
Local media reported that the hockey arena was hosting a birthday party before the shooting occurred.
At least three witnesses describe hearing shots ring out while they were working at businesses across the street, the Telegraph reported.
“Bodies flying everywhere and just a shooter just running around,” one employee told ABC News.
Police were using Twitter to direct calls for information to 911 numbers around the city. A Facebook account linked to the shooter was closed with messages to “don’t tell anyone,” while police tweeted an ominous message about not waiting to shoot because someone would come for them.
“If you get a phone call telling you to leave your house: Just get out there. Don’t wait for someone else to do it. Someone is coming,” the Toronto Police Service tweeted.
The mayor and police chief have said it’s too early to speculate whether the shooting was an act of revenge by a previously known to a suspect or someone who may have appeared to be a bystander.
“We’re not sure where all of this is going to lead,” Mayor John Tory said. “If we were sitting here today and we were really sure we had our finger on the pulse of the underlying tensions that were at play, there would be a very different sense of security about what’s happened.”
Tory also said it was possible that the mayor of Toronto, the head of the Toronto Police Service and U.S. authorities were all talking about the same thing, due to the wide spread of the shootings.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.