Published: Sat, August 11, 2018
Global News | By Blake Casey

'Multiple fatalities' in Canada shooting

'Multiple fatalities' in Canada shooting

Several other victims were being treated at a regional hospital, but there were no immediate details on the nature of their injuries or their conditions.

Police said the station as been inundated with calls and asked the public to "refrain from calling the police station directly" and to call 911 if there is an emergency.

Goodale said the RCMP are standing at the ready should the Fredericton police need any more additional help.

Business owners and their employees also found themselves at loose ends while police blanketed the area.

David MacCoubrey says he awoke in his apartment on Brookside Drive around 7:07 a.m.

"It sounded like the first one came from right outside my bedroom window ..." "I'm on my floor", he said. She didn't think anything of it at first, but then she heard gunshots.

At least four people were killed in a shooting Friday in Fredericton, Canada, police said.

He heard similar sounds about five minutes later, near his home, he said.

Burns had served with the Fredericton police force for two years, as well as an auxiliary officer for two years prior.

She said she heard a "crack, crack, crack, four in a row" in rapid succession.

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"I am just shaking".

"The police were here earlier and wanted me to leave, but I said I couldn't leave my dog behind".

During the fracas some residents could be seen being escorted by police out of their homes, while a nearby daycare, coffee shop and other businesses were on lockdown.

Costello had two daughters from a previous relationship, but McLean said he was also a role model for her own two children.

She told CTV News Channel that she heard four gunshots as she arrived at the daycare centre where she's employed, which is located "extremely close" to where the shooting occurred.

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MacCoubrey said police had searched the buildings and went through his apartment. I'm angry. I don't like the violence.

The shootings took place on Brookside Drive, a leafy thoroughfare on the city's north side.

Travis Hrubeniuk, 27, said his fiancee had just left for work around 7:45 when he began hearing a steady stream of sirens.

CBC reports that a local Tim Horton's coffee shop has been told to keep their doors locked and their customers and staff inside until further notice. Here is what a quiet, residential Fredericton neighbourhood looked like this morning after it was rocked by gunfire.

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