He was found dead near the scene of the shooting after an exchange of gunfire with police.
The family of Hussain told the canadian public movnik SVS that Faisal had "serious mental problems" and had attended a special institution, trying to cope with depression and psychosis.
At 10 p.m. Sunday night in Toronto's Greektown area, wearing a ball cap and a dark, unbuttoned jacket, Hussain was seen on a surveillance camera, the National Post of Canada reported, walking "along the bustling sidewalk with objective and pace - but no sign of frenzy".
"Medications and therapy were unable to treat him", they said. "While we did our best to seek help for him throughout his life of struggle and pain, we could never imagine that this would be his devastating and destructive end". The community has to come to the realization that we are NOT the victims and that we have evil in our midst which we must weed out.
Investigators searched the low-income apartment that Hussain shared with his parents and siblings on Thorncliffe Park Drive in the eastern part of the city, and removed boxes of potential evidence overnight.
They are also investigating how Hussain obtained the handgun he used in the attack, a puzzling detail considering Canda's tough gun laws and extensive background checks. It is not known whether he was shot, he killed himself. Gun ownership also requires training, a personal risk assessment, two references, spousal notification and criminal record checks. It passed on a 41-4 vote.
There were many honest people, and sentiments expressed, at the scene of the carnage - including some Toronto coppers who were first responders on that wicked Sunday night ambush who came down in civilian clothes to pay respects.
"What we will see as a result of this is that people will go into hiding even more", he said.
But Vaughan said the rules should be different for people living in rural areas. "I understand the argument of hunters and fishers, but no one is using handguns to cull the raccoon population in Toronto", he said.
So far this year there have been 229 "shooting occurrences" in Toronto, according to statistics provided by police.
"At this stage, we have no evidence to support these claims", said Toronto police Chief Mark Saunders at a press conference. My friend pulled me by my arm because he saw that the guy was aiming (at) Resse and me. "It's going to take some time".
An 18-year-old woman and a 10-year-old girl were killed in the rampage, and 13 people were wounded.
"Anthony Parise, who taught Fallon's Grade 12 English class at Malvern Collegiate, remembered her as "a leader among her peers" and a fantastic caregiver".
"She was so excited to be accepted into the McMaster program for nursing".
"An engaging student, Reese Fallon graduated from Malvern CI just last month and was highly regarded by staff and loved by her friends", John Malloy, director of education at the Toronto District School Board, said in a statement.
At the corner of Danforth and Logan, where some of the shots were fired, about 50 people milled about on a small square Monday evening, talking in several languages. "I've just thought about being more vigilant with keeping an eye on my surroundings".