Suspected cop killer arrested after manhunt
UPDATED 7:39 a.m.
Canadian police arrested a 24-year-old suspected of shooting and killing three police officers and injuring two others.
The arrest ended a massive manhunt in the city of Moncton, located in New Brunswick, Canada.
CANADA – A manhunt is underway in Canada after the fatal shootings of three police officers.
Police responded to a call about an armed man in the city of Moncton around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday evening.
Three responding officers were shot and killed.
Two sustained non-life threatening injuries and were in stable condition.
Police are looking for 24-year-old Justin Bourque of Moncton.
The city located about 95 miles N.E. of Saint John, new Brunswick, is home to around 69,000 people.
“While responding to a call of an armed man in the north end of the city of Moncton, three of Codiac RCMP officers were shot and killed. Two other officers were also injured, but their life is not threatened at this time. At this precise moment, we are still actively looking for the shooter,” said Constable Damien Theriault with Codiac Royal Canadian Mounted Police.