FREDERICTON (GNB) – Premier Brian Gallant issued the following statement regarding the ongoing events in Fredericton:

We are all shocked and saddened to learn this morning of the ongoing tragic incident in Fredericton.

On behalf of all New Brunswickers, I offer my condolences, thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families. During this difficult time, our thoughts are also with the courageous women and men on the front lines working to keep us safe.

At this time, I would ask New Brunswickers, particularly those in areas identified by police, to keep informed about the situation as it develops and follow the instructions of law enforcement officials working in the area.