- The Washington Times - Thursday, August 25, 2016

Three people were killed in an attack Thursday involving a crossbow, Toronto police said.

Police spokesman Const. David Hopkinson told the Toronto Star that three people were found near Lawndale and Argo Road in Scarborough with crossbow bolts in their body.

Toronto paramedics said two males and one female were pronounced dead at the scene, CTV News reported.

Police said the man who placed the call to 911 was one of the deceased.

A 35-year-old man was taken into police custody and is recovering at a local hospital from minor injuries, according to reports.

Police said a crossbow was found nearby.

• Jessica Chasmar can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

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