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Multiple deaths reported in shootings at Quebec Mosque



Police have confirmed there has been a shooting at a  mosque in Quebec City.

Quebec City police are on the scene at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec on Sainte-Foy St.

5 people are reportedly dead.

The Globe and Mail:

Two men are in custody and suspected of murder after a shooting at a mosque in Quebec city, police say.

A police spokesman reported a number of casualties in the shooting, including deaths. He would not give a breakdown saying the police operation was still underway.

The spokesman reported officers received a call Sunday evening about shots being fired at the Centre Culturel Islamique de Québec.


The Canadian Press via thestar.com:

Quebec City police confirm there have been fatalities in a shooting incident at a local mosque, but aren’t saying how many victims.

Police also confirmed two people have been arrested.

A live video feed on a Facebook page of a mosque showed images of multiple police vehicles and yellow police tape near Centre Culturel Islamique de Quebec on Sainte-Foy St.

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