Monday 24 July 2017

Residents warned to stay inside as gunman on the loose after killing man

A gunman is on the loose after one person was killed in Ontario
A gunman is on the loose after one person was killed in Ontario
Louise Kelly

Louise Kelly

One person is dead and an active shooter is currently on the loose in a small community in Canada.

A man was shot dead in the locality west of Ottawa shortly after 1030am local time.

Residents in the area have been advised to stay indoors and keep their doors locked.

Schools in the area have been placed on lockdown as the manhunt for the armed suspect continues.

We are asking residents to ensure they remain in their homes securely,” OPP Sgt. Kristine Rae told CTV Ottawa on Tuesday. “If they hear any suspicious activity or (see a) suspicious person, they are asked to call police immediately.”

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