Canada police report multiple shootings near Vancouver; suspect in custody
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police report multiple shootings in the Metro Vancouver city of Langley and say one suspect is in custody.
Police say most of the shootings were in the downtown core of Langley and there is one report of a shooting in the neighboring Langley Township.
Mounties issue a cellphone alert to area residents at about 6:30 a.m. Monday, telling them to avoid the area.
Police closed off a large section of 200th Street, a main route through the center of the city.
Le Canada émet une alerte d'urgence pour une fusillade de masse.
Les autorités de la ville de Langley ont demandé aux habitants de rester vigilants et de s'éloigner de la zone de l'incident.
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Police later issue a cellphone alert saying a suspect was in custody. However, the alert said police were still trying to confirm if the man is the only suspect involved.