Multiple fatalities in shooting at Fredericton residence
Fredericton police have confirmed that a shooting has caused multiple fatalities on the Brookside Drive area on Friday morning.
Fredericton police are advising residents to stay away from the Brookside Drive area as they "investigate an ongoing incident."
"More information will be available when we can," a post on Twitter said by Fredericton police.
Fredericton Police Force reporting multiple fatalities. No more information is available. <a href="https://t.co/g4cch8cBLC">pic.twitter.com/g4cch8cBLC</a>—@nthlstrgn
Police said residents should avoid the area and stay in their homes "with doors locked at this time for safety."
"We are asking people to avoid the area of Brookside Drive this morning due to an ongoing incident," police said in a post on Twitter. "We will provide more details as soon as we can."
Please avoid Brookside Dr area. Stay in your homes and businesses. Stay safe. <a href="https://t.co/KfK4C7xB52">https://t.co/KfK4C7xB52</a>—@IAFF1053
CBC contacted employees at the Tim Hortons on Douglas Avenue and said they have locked their doors so customers can't get in or out.
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.—@CityFredPolice
Several police, firefighters and paramedics have responded to the area.
More to come.