Two police officers were among four people killed in a shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, police said Friday.
Of the four people killed in this morning’s shootings on Brookside Drive, two were Fredericton Police officers. No names are being released at this time. Please appreciate this is a difficult time for their families and our colleagues. We will provide more info when we can.
— Fredericton Police (@CityFredPolice) August 10, 2018
A suspect is in custody, and the situation has been “contained,” police said. They said the investigation is ongoing. The shooting occurred in the Brookside Drive area of the city of about 60,000 people, police said.
CTV said, “police appeared to be focused on one particular residence” and that he heard four shots during a five-minute stretch. There is a police officer standing outside with a gun,” CTV Atlantic’s Nick Moore said on CTV’s “Your Morning.”
Awful news coming out of Fredericton. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting. We’re following the situation closely.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) August 10, 2018