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2 police officers among 4 killed in this morning's New Brunswick shooting

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Daily Hive Staff Aug 10, 2018 7:08 am 3,326

Two Fredericton police officers are among the four people killed during Friday morning’s shooting in New Brunswick.

According to Fredericton Police, they have one suspect in custody.

The shooting took place in the area of Brookside Drive between Main and Ring Road in Fredericton. Police say the area will remain closed as the investigation is ongoing.

Police said that 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,” they said.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted about the incident this morning.

“Awful news coming out of Fredericton. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting,” he said.

Police have confirmed the suspect in custody is currently being treated for serious injuries related to this morning’s shooting incident.

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