Suspect in custody after at least four killed in Fredericton shootings

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Canadian police say there are "multiple fatalities" in an shooting in the city of Fredericton in New Brunswick.

Police responded to the area of Brookside Drive between Main Street and Ring Road just after 7 a.m. local time.

Fredericton is the capital of New Brunswick, a province on the eastern side of the country and above ME in the USA.

She also reported that people were being escorted out of the area by police.

Police continue to on scene of a shooting on Brookside Drive. "More information will be available when we can confirm".

Fredericton is a city of roughly 58,000 about 75 miles from the ME border.

"With the tempo, it might've been a gunshot", he told CBC.

At about 8.45am, police said that they had one suspect in custody.

Police asked residents to stay in their homes and lock their doors.

The Winnipeg native, who lives immediately off Brookside, said residents have been advised to stay inside with their doors locked.