Canadian police say at least 4 dead in shooting

Emergency responders in Fredericton N.B

Emergency responders in Fredericton N.B

At least four people are dead after an early-morning shooting in a residential area of Fredericton.

She also reported that people were being escorted out of the area by police. He was hiding on his kitchen floor.

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

MacCoubrey added that it sounded as if the gunfire was coming from the middle of the square in his apartment complex. Wait for updates from police, ' the Fredericton Fire Department said on Twitter.

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"Please avoid the area", Fredericton Police said in a tweet.

"With the tempo, it might've been a gunshot", he told CBC. "I think we're all neighbours in Atlantic Canada and that loss is felt deeply by the people of Halifax". Police are asking the public not to post about the activities of the emergency services on social media.

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

Police officers and paramedics work at the scene of a fatal shooting in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.

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He heard similar sounds about five minutes later, near his home, he said. It's been four years since Justin Bourque went on a shooting rampage in Moncton, ultimately killing three police officers and injuring two others.

Police in Fredericton, a city of about 56,000 that is the capital of the province of New Brunswick, said there had been multiple fatalities.

Henwood said the situation is a shock. We're following the situation closely,"he said on Twitter".

"Heartbroken to hear of today's tragic shooting in Fredericton; my thoughts are with the victims and their loved ones".

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