Julianna Kozis, left, and Reese Fallon were killed by a deadly shooting rampage in Toronto's Greektown Sunday night. (Toronto Police Service/Facebook)
'She isn't coming back': Community mourns loss of 2 young lives in Danforth shooting
Julianna Kozis, 10, and Reese Fallon, 18, remembered for their grace and energy
Adam Carter · CBC News · Jul 25, 2018
When Julie Steele looked at Reese Fallon, she saw the kind of young person she hoped her children would grow up to be.
Now the 18-year-old is only a role model in memory.
Both Fallon and 10-year-old Julianna Kozis were gunned down Sunday night in a mass shooting on Danforth Avenue in Toronto's Greektown. Thirteen others were hurt — some, authorities say, with "life-altering" injuries.
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In the aftermath of the shooting, friends, family, and mourners across the city are remembering Fallon and Kozis for their grace, energy and light in the world.
She just continues to ask us, over and over, 'Reese OK? Reese coming back?' And she just can't understand when we tell her, 'No, Reese isn't OK, and she isn't coming back.
- Julie Steele
Fallon's mother was a daycare provider for Steele's kids, aged eight, five and two — and it was there that Steele saw the kindness that radiated out of the recent Malvern Collegiate Institute graduate.
"[My kids] loved seeing Reese. My middle child has special needs, and Reese was not fazed by that at all," Steele told CBC News. ...