At least four people killed in Canada shooting

Elias Hubbard
August 10, 2018

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

The shooting took place in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick.

"More information will be available when we can confirm", Fredericton police tweeted.

At least four people have been killed in a shooting in Canada, police confirmed.

Police tweeted at about 8:30 a.m. asking the public to "Please continue to avoid the area of Brookside Drive between Main and Ring Road".

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

Armed police as well as paramedics are at the scene.

Fredericton resident Robert DiDiodata said he heard a series of "firecracker" sounds around 7am (8pm AEST).

"Doors are locked and everybody's inside", he said.

"It was sort of like a pop, pop, pop, pop".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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