New Zealand Police Say Four People In Custody In Wake Of Christchurch Mosque Shooting
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Fri 15th March 2019 | 10:05 AM
New Zealand police said that four people were in custody in the wake of an "active shooter situation" at two mosques in the city of Christchurch
MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th March, 2019)
New Zealand police said that four people were in custody in the wake of an "active shooter situation" at two mosques in the city of Christchurch.
"We have four people in custody. But we cannot assume there are not others at large," Commissioner Mike Bush told reporters.
The video recording of his statement was published by 1
The outlet reported, citing an Australian
police source, that the shooter was Brenton Tarrant from Grafton New South Wales in Australia.
The broadcaster added that one
man arrested by the police had been apprehended outside one of local high schools.
Police can now confirm the lock down of schools throughout Christchurch has been lifted," the police said in a statement, published in the official website.