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19 Apr 2020 | 02:34 PM UTC

Canada: Shooter in Portapique (Nova Scotia) area in police custody April 19

Suspected shooter in Portapique (Nova Scotia province) area reported to be in police custody as of April 19; multiple people shot



A suspected shooter who had reportedly shot multiple people in the Portapique (Nova Scotia province) area has been taken into police custody as of 11:40 (local time) on Sunday, April 19. The shooting incident reportedly began on Saturday night, April 18. The number and condition of the victims were not immediately reported.


Individuals in the Portapique (Nova Scotia province) area are advised to monitor developments and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.