November 29, 2022

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A suspect in police custody after a shooting in Vancouver that left multiple victims

It is not yet known whether people died. But multiple shootings hit the Canadian city Vancouver It claimed several victims on Monday morning. “There were many victims and others Shooting “, AFP spokeswoman Rebecca Barslow said Canadian Police in Langley, near Vancouver.

“One person is in custody,” he added, adding that police were investigating whether other suspects were involved. According to Canadian media, the man may have deliberately targeted the city’s homeless.

Multiple crime scenes

An alert was broadcast to residents at 6:15 a.m. local time (1:15 GMT), citing “several incidents of crime in the town of Langley,” a city of 130,000 people forty kilometers southeast of Vancouver. British Columbia. In the message, officials noted that they “communicated with a suspect without knowing whether others were involved.”

A second alert was sent an hour later, explaining the suspect was “no longer a threat” and again asking the public to stay away. The initial alert described a Caucasian man with dark hair, wearing a brown jumpsuit and a blue and green T-shirt with a red logo on the right sleeve.

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