At least four people, including two police, were killed in a shooting incident in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, police said on Friday.
The Fredericton police said this in a post on Twitter.
Of the four people killed in this morning's shootings on Brookside Drive, two were Fredericton Police officers. No names are being released at this time. Please appreciate this is a difficult time for their families and our colleagues. We will provide more info when we can.
— Fredericton Police (@CityFredPolice) August 10, 2018
CNN reported that a suspect is in custody, and the crime scene has been “contained,” police said. They said the investigation is ongoing and the suspect is being treated for serious injuries.
Police later said there was “no further threat to the public” and no need for any lockdowns.
The shooting occurred in the Brookside Drive area of the city of about 60,000 people, police said. It took place around 7 a.m. local time.