Fredericton Police Force reporting multiple fatalities. No more information is available. pic.twitter.com/g4cch8cBLC
— Nathalie Sturgeon (@nthlstrgn) August 10, 2018
Multiple fatalities have been reported after an early morning shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick. The city is located in eastern Canada. There is no word on how many people have been hurt or about the status of any suspect in the incident. CTV reports that “at least four people” have been killed in the incident.
We have heard what sounds to be four gunshots in the last few minutes @CTVAtlantic pic.twitter.com/l31i8xGtDa
— Nick Moore (@NickMooreCTV) August 10, 2018
A tweet from the Fredericton police was sent at 6:35 a.m. local time on August 10, it read, “Fredericton Police are responding Brookside Drive area. The public is asked to avoid the area and stay in their homes with doors locked at this time for their safety.” A follow-up message later confirmed that police were dealing with “multiple fatalities” in the Brookside Drive-area of the city.
CBC reports that a local Tim Horton’s coffee shop has been told to keep their doors locked and their customers inside until further notice.
The town of Fredericton is located about 70 miles from the U.S. border.
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