2 LEOs among 4 dead in Canada shooting
A suspect is in custody and being treated for serious injuries
By PoliceOne Staff
NEW BRUNSWICK, Canada – A suspect is in custody after at least four people were shot and killed in Fredericton, New Brunswick.
Our deepest condolences to the families of our fallen members 45-year-old Lawrence Robert Costello and 43-year-old Sara Mae Helen Burns and the other victims in this morning's shootings. pic.twitter.com/9TeWn5OqWx— Fredericton Police (@CityFredPolice) August 10, 2018
The incident started when witnesses said they heard dozens of shots fired, according to CBC.
"We just don't know what we don't know at this point," RCMP Sgt. J.P. MacDougall told reporters. "We're at the early stages of a very significant event."
A lockdown that was put in place has been lifted and the investigation is ongoing.
Horizon Health Network says “multiple victims” being treated at Chalmers Hospital. Fredericton Police says suspect in custody is being treated for serious injuries. Police say there is no longer a public threat and the area lockdown is over. @CTVAtlantic pic.twitter.com/uYoCfWuRWS— Nick Moore (@NickMooreCTV) August 10, 2018
BREAKING: From Fredericton Police: “Re: Shooting. At this time, we can confirm multiple fatalities. The incident is ongoing. More information will be available when we can. Please continue to avoid the area of Brookside Drive between Main and Ring Road.” @CTVAtlantic pic.twitter.com/CS0zdbcKxJ— Nick Moore (@NickMooreCTV) August 10, 2018
Awful news coming out of Fredericton. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting. We’re following the situation closely.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) August 10, 2018