"Our son had severe mental health challenges, struggling with psychosis and depression his entire life", his family said in a statement Monday.
The statement put out by ISIS today said that 29-year-old Faisal Hussain "was a soldier of the Islamic State and carried out the attack in response to calls to target the citizens of the coalition countries".
They said medications and therapy had been unable to treat him.
"Our hearts are in pieces for the victims and for our city as we all come to grips with this awful tragedy", Hussain's parents said.
Toronto is grappling with a sharp rise in gun violence as gun deaths jump 53 percent to 26 so far this year from the same period last year.
"I've said for some time that the city has a gun problem, in that guns are far too readily available to far too many people", Toronto's mayor, Tory, said on Monday. Residents of the neighbourhood said Hussain's family has suffered other tragedies in recent years, including the death of Hussain's sister from a vehicle crash.
Although mass shootings are rare in Canada's largest city, police recently have deployed dozens of additional officers to deal with a spike in gun violence in the city.
"I promise all of the people of Toronto, but most importantly those directly affected by this tragedy, that we will all be relentless in getting answers about why this senseless attack happened", Tory said.
The 13 wounded ranged in age from 10 to 59, and suffered injuries ranging from serious to minor, Saunders said. It is a huge loss, " said Canadian Member of Parliament Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, who knew Fallon.
Fourteen people, including a young girl, were shot in the incident near downtown Toronto, police in Canada's biggest city said. But it's not yet known whether the gun was legally obtained.
"I'm out of my mind just thinking about it".
Fourteen people plus the shooter were struck in what police described as an "exchange of gunfire".
Wilkinson said that while Rowley had been discharged, it was a "day tinged with sadness for everyone" as they remembered Sturgess. "We continue to work closely with Public Health England who have advised that Charlie poses no risk to the community".
Facebook users from the USA and United Kingdom used the "crying while laughing" emoji the most, also known as "joy". Apple marked World Emoji Day on Tuesday by teasing new characters that are among 70 to be released later this year.
In his speech , Pompeo vowed to keep up the financial pressure on Tehran, specifically targeting the banking and energy sectors. Pompeo said the action showed that USA authorities "were not afraid to tackle the regime at its highest level".
Leon Goretzka, 23, Lars Stindl, 29, and Thomas Mueller, 28, have also played well for Germany in the attacking midfield role. Though a collective failure of the team, in Ozil a section of German media and politicians found a ideal scapegoat.
As it relates to item sales, however, a 5 percent chunk is not insignificant considering the many different categories on Amazon . When online, the links on the main page advertising the Prime Day deals instead went nowhere - except to the main page itself.
Instead, the focus is on Doctor Who , The Simpsons , Supergirl , The Walking Dead and dozens of other television titles. The internet's had a year to get used to the idea of Whittaker as the Doctor. "There is no barrier to entry this year.
The prime minister-designate of Pakistan's Muslim League party pledges to emulate Mahathir in developing Pakistan. A third candidate, Bilawal Bhutto Zadari, from the Pakistan People's Party, could be the kingmaker.
The shares rose as much as 5.3 per cent, the most in nearly nine months, to US$1,275 at the market open in New York Tuesday. Also delighting Wall Street, Alphabet has apparently lowered the expenses in the non-Google businesses in its portfolio.
Chelsea have also indefinitely postponed plans to rebuild Stamford Bridge in a scheme which would cost more than £1billion. Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach.
Barcelona Sign Malcom From Bordeaux After Roma Drama
He spent three seasons with Bordeaux , scoring 23 goals in 96 appearances, and is yet to represent Brazil at senior level. He is, however, set to continue his development in Catalunya as he prepares to enter into a five-year deal.
New Moons Discovered for Jupiter, Including One 'Oddball'
Since they are still around, now, that means they formed after that gas and dust had been swept away by the solar wind. Speaking to theIndependent, he added: "It is as if the moon is travelling the wrong way down a crowded highway".
Pakistan sets world record of most 5-ODIs clean-sweeps
Fakhar Zaman blazed Pakistan's first double century in a one-day cricket global in a record 244-run victory against Zimbabwe . Imam-ul-Haq brings up his third of the series! He has scored 3 tons, including a double century, and 6 half-centuries.
Putin: Top US spy retracts 'awkward response'
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders claimed later in the day that Trump was saying "no" to answering additional questions. Trump and Coats appeared to be at odds in the aftermath of the President's meeting with Putin at the beginning of the week.
President Trump Talks Putin, Calls EU Foe in CBS Interview
Mr Trump has also been urged to raise the poisoning of two people in the UKwho came into contact with the nerve agent Novichok. Trump is also once again blaming his predecessor, Barack Obama, for failing to stop Russia's efforts in the 2016 election.