BREAKING NEWS: ‘Several’ homeless shot dead in ‘targeted’ mass shooting in multiple locations in British Columbia
- Several homeless people were killed by active bullets in Langley Town
- The shooting took place shortly after 6 a.m. at multiple locations in Langley and one location in Langley Town
- The arrested gunman was described as white with dark hair and wearing a brown Carhartt dress with a blue and green camouflage shirt.
- Police believe he was targeting the city’s homeless
Several people were killed in a mass shooting early on Monday and a suspect was being held in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
The police had earlier issued an emergency alert for several shooting incidents in the city of Langley and called on residents to remain alert and away from the area of the accident.
“Multiple shooting scenes in the heart of downtown Langley with one incident in Langley town involving transient victims,” read an alert sent to the phones of British Columbia residents.
A gunman who targeted the homeless killed several people in Langley, British Columbia
A spokesman for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation that several people had been killed, but did not specify how many.
The victims were homeless, and police believe the attack was a targeted attack, according to CBC.
Police did not immediately respond to phone calls and emails seeking comment.
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