At least four people have been killed in a mass shooting in Canada after four shots were heard at around 8.20am local time, reports confirm.
Two of the four people killed were police officers, according to a police tweet.
Police continue to on scene of a shooting on Brookside Drive. Please avoid the area.
Due to the volume of calls, please refrain from calling the police station directly, and in case of emergency continue to call 9-1-1.
— Fredericton Police (@CityFredPolice) August 10, 2018
Chris Collins, Speaker of the New Brunswick Legislative Assembly, tweeted: “In light of the horrible news coming out of Fredericton, I have ordered all flags to half mast on Legislative grounds.”