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At least four dead in Canada shooting

At least four dead in Canada shooting

Fredericton Police said in a post on Twitter that one suspect is in custody following the incident on Brookside Drive.

The Fredericton Firefighters Association was asking people on Facebook not to use social media to report on police locations.

Police said Brookside Drive between Main Street and Ring Road will remain closed "for the foreseeable future" to work the investigation.

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

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MacCoubrey says three gunshots woke him up, and as many as 17 more have been fired between that time and around 8:30 a.m. "It was sort of like a pop, pop, pop, pop", Mr DiDiodato said.

He heard similar sounds about five minutes later, near his home, he said.

A worker at a nearby Tim Horton's coffee and doughnut shop revealed staff had locked the doors and are keping customrs insid.

The Globe and Mail reported gun violence had soared in Toronto over the summer, with 228 shootings that killed 29 people and injured at least 150.