At least 4 dead in Canadian shooting

Emergency responders in Fredericton N.B

Emergency responders in Fredericton N.B

Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick, asked residents to avoid the area and stay in their homes while they dealt with the incident, which they said had left four people dead. "He is the only police officer who I have ever known who could write someone a ticket and have the person thank them after". He was hiding on his kitchen floor.

David MacCoubrey said he awoke in his Brookside Drive apartment at 7:07 a.m.

The shooting is said to have happened on Brookside Drive around 8:20am local time (7:20pm WA time).

After he had spotted a man in the back parking lot and called 9-1-1, MacCoubrey heard more gunfire and looked out a window again and saw two police officers on the ground.

'With the tempo, it might've been a gunshot, ' he said.

While still investigating, cops have reinforced that people need to stay stay away from the Brookside Drive area.

Police investigate the scene of a shooting incident in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada August 10, 2018.




He said that about five minutes later he could hear similar sounds near his home. "The girls here, we were talking about Moncton and how it felt so close to what happened there".

Multiple fatalities have been reported after an early morning shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

"You hear a lot about gun violence in the United States", he said, "but this morning when I heard those noises, what's starting to sink in is that those noises were people losing their lives".

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Twitter said his "Heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning's shooting".

McLean says the couple had been together for four years and Costello has two adult daughters from a previous relationship.

"With RCMP support, this developing situation is under investigation by Fredericton Police".

"I am just shaking I am scared to death", she said.

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