Canada: 2 Officers Among 4 Killed in Shooting

11 August, 2018, 13:30 | Author: Roderick Gutierrez
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The circumstances of the shooting in the capital of New Brunswick province, home to about 60,000 people, were not immediately clear.

MacCoubrey said as many as 17 more shots rang out between that time and around 8:30 a.m. While staff said they kept the doors locked, the kids carried on with normal life, playing with toys or watching a movie as the police investigation unfolded.

In 2014, a shooting in Moncton, New Brunswick left three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers dead and two wounded.

He said police have been searching the complex, and he's been sitting away from windows.

A large group of Fredericton police officers were gathered early Friday afternoon outside the Chalmers hospital, and appeared to be consoling each other. She is survived by her husband and three children.

"I thought, 'Maybe it is something a little bit more than just noise, '" he said.

Jackie McLean says a police inspector told the family this morning that her common-law partner was among the four people who died in the incident. "Being on lockdown was very weird because I leave my door unlocked most of the time".

Police continue to on scene of a shooting on Brookside Drive.

New Brunswick had three homicide shootings in the entire year of 2016, according to Statistics Canada.


The city police confirmed the officers' deaths on Twitter.

"He is phenomenal as a father, he is very generous with his time and loved my children just as though they were his own", she said.

At least four people have been killed in a shooting in Canada.

Shooting took place in the city of Fredericton where police urging people to stay inside and lock doors.

"I heard about 15 shots over a 15 minute period".

That CBC report adds that there has been massive emergency services response to the area, including police, paramedics and firefighters.

Residents in the quiet Fredericton, N.B., neighbourhood where four people were shot dead on Friday morning have described the chaotic scene.

You hear a lot about gun violence in the U.S., but what's starting to sink in is that those noises were people losing their lives. "To see that there's actually fatalities is pretty extraordinary for this area".

- With Michelle McQuigge and Gabriele Roy in Toronto, Aly Thomson and Keith Doucette in Halifax, and Holly McKenzie-Sutter in St. John's.

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