Published: Fri, August 10, 2018
Worldwide | By Isabel Fisher

Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

Witnesses spoke of hearing four shots ring out from an address on Brookside Drive around 8.20am local time.

Video from the scene broadcast by Canadian network CBC showed emergency vehicles on a residential road, identified by the police as Brookside Drive.

"The public is asked to avoid the area and stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety".

Several police, firefighters and paramedics are at the scene. More information will be available when we can.

The Fredericton police said in a post on Twitter the incident was ongoing and there were multiple fatalities.

At least four people were killed in an early morning shooting in Fredericton, Canada, on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.

The circumstances of the shooting in the capital of New Brunswick province were not immediately known.

This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly.

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