Published: Fri, August 10, 2018

At least 4 people dead in shooting, Canadian police say

At least 4 people dead in shooting, Canadian police say

The incident is still ongoing.

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Police in the far eastern Canadian city of Fredericton warned residents to stay in their homes early Friday as they responded to a mass shooting incident.

Residents were warned to "stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety" by the police.

The Fredericton Firefighters Association was asking people on Facebook not to use social media to report on police locations.


The police asked people to lock their doors and avoid the area, confirming there had been 'multiple fatalities'.

"Police continue to on scene of a shooting on Brookside Drive". The incident is ongoing.

Fredericton Police confirmed on Twitter that "at least four people killed" in the incident. "More information will be available when we can confirm". "Please continue to avoid the area of Brookside Drive between Main and Ring Road".

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