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Toronto Van Attack Suspect Charged With First-Degree Murder

Police say the 25-year-old suspect used a rental van to mow down pedestrians along one of the busiest streets in Canada Monday.
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Toronto Van Attack Suspect Charged With First-Degree Murder

The man police say drove a van into a crowd of people in Toronto on Monday has been charged with 10 counts of first degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. He appeared in court Tuesday morning. 

The 25-year-old suspect allegedly used a rental van to mow down pedestrians along one of the busiest streets in Canada. Ten people died in the incident and another 15 were injured. Police arrested the suspect shortly after the first 911 call. 

On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said citizens cannot "choose to live in fear every single day."

He did not provide an update on a possible motive behind the attack but did note that investigators don't think it was terrorism-related. 

Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN