CANADA SHOOTING: Multiple fatalities in Fredericton attack - Police urge 'STAY INSIDE'

Evarado Alatorre
Agosto 10, 2018

Police in eastern Canada say there have been "multiple fatalities" following a shooting in the city of Fredericton, New Brunswick. "We will provide more details as soon as we can", city police tweeted.

Armed police as well as paramedics are at the scene. An incident has resulted in at least four people killed.

Fredericton is in New Brunswick province, about 50 miles northeast of the US border with Maine.

Police are telling residents to avoid the Brookside Drive area as they "investigate an ongoing incident".

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According to the force's Twitter account, police units responded to an "ongoing incident" on Brookside Drive at around 7:30 a.m.

"Doors are locked and everybody's inside", he said.

Fredericton resident Robert DiDiodata said he heard a series of "firecracker" sounds around 7am (8pm AEST).

About five minutes later, he could hear similar noises near his home.

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