Canadian police report multiple shootings in Langley area of Vancouver | Canada

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police on Monday reported multiple shootings in the Metro Vancouver city of Langley and said one suspect is in custody.

Police said most of the shootings were in the downtown centre of Langley and there was one report of a shooting in the neighbouring Langley township.

Mounties issued an alert via mobile phone to residents at about 6.30am on Monday, telling them to avoid the area.

Police closed off a large section of 200th Street, a main route through the centre of the city.

They later issued a mobile alert saying a suspect was in custody. However, the alert said police were still trying to confirm whether the man was the only suspect involved.

More details soon …