Police had earlier issued an emergency alert for multiple shootings in the city langley and asked residents to remain alert and away from the area of the incident.
“Several shooting scenes in the downtown core in downtown Langley, with 1 incident in Langley Township involving transient victims,” read an alert sent to BC residents’ phones.
a Royal Canadian Mounted Police the spokesperson told canadian broadcasting corporation that several people were killed, but did not say how many were killed.
The victims were homeless, and police believe the attack was targeted, according to CBC,
Police did not immediately respond to phone calls and emails seeking comment.