Canada ‘We’re all neighbours’: Halifax Mayor offers condolences following Fredericton shooting

19:27  10 august  2018
19:27  10 august  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

Toronto police set up books of condolences for fallen Fredericton officers

  Toronto police set up books of condolences for fallen Fredericton officers Toronto police have set up two books of condolences for residents who wish to extend their sympathy to the families of two Fredericton police officers killed on the job on Friday. Const. Robb Costello and Const. Sara Burns of Fredericton police died in a shooting at a Fredericton apartment complex on Friday, along with two civilians, Bobbie Lee Wright and Donnie Robichaud.The books will be in the main lobby of police headquarters at 40 College St. starting on Tuesday.Police said in a news release on Tuesday that the books will then be given privately to the families of the officers.

Halifax Regional Police Chief Jean-Michel Blais tweeted he has spoken to Fredericton Police Force’s chief to offer any support they needed. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting . We ’ re following the situation closely.

Fredericton police confirm shooting with multiple fatalities 0:00. My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting . We ’ re following the situation closely. Gallant offered condolences , thoughts and prayers to victims and their families.

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As the tragic fatal shooting in Fredericton continues to unfold, the city of Halifax is reaching out to lend a helping hand to the grieving community.

"It's very, very sad," said Halifax Mayor Mike Savage. "I think we're all neighbours in Atlantic Canada and that loss is felt deeply by the people of Halifax."

READ: A timeline of the Fredericton shooting that killed 4 people, including 2 officers

Regimental funeral to be held to honour slain Fredericton officers

  Regimental funeral to be held to honour slain Fredericton officers The city is also setting up a book of condolences to the families, colleagues and friends of the officers, which will be available for the public to sign on Aug. 13.The city of Fredericton announced Sunday there will be a regimental funeral service for the two officers slain in the Fredericton shooting that occurred Friday.

Sample Condolence Message. We help you simplify the condolence card so you can focus on being thoughtful. I cannot even begin to understand what you’ re going through right now, but I would like to offer my prayers and condolences .

We ’ re following the situation closely,” he wrote. New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant also tweeted about the shooting on Friday morning. “On behalf of all New Brunswickers, I offer my condolences , thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families.

On Friday, four people were killed during a shooting on Fredericton's north side.

Two of the four victims have been identified as members of the Fredericton Police Force. The names of the deceased officers have not been released at this time.

One suspect was taken into custody and is being treated for serious injuries related to the shooting.

Savage says he has reached out to Fredericton Mayor Mike O'Brien

"Whatever the city of Fredericton needs, whenever they need it, the city of Halifax will be there," Savage told Global News.

The province of New Brunswick is no stranger to violence against police officers. It's been four years since Justin Bourque went on a shooting rampage in Moncton, ultimately killing three police officers and injuring two others.

Regimental funeral for fallen officers won't be open to the public, city says

  Regimental funeral for fallen officers won't be open to the public, city says Regimental funeral for fallen officers won't be open to the public, city saysThe city said the funeral will be held for family, invited guests, dignitaries and other members of public safety, including first responders and police.

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant offered his condolences to the victims and their families. Awful news coming out of Fredericton . My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting . We ’ re following the situation closely.

Moncton is with you, and certainly know what you' re all going through today. i was there for the moncton shooting , my best friend was in this shooting . truly a tragic loss of Condolences to the family's of all officers killed. Thank you for keeping us safe and making the ultimate sacrifice to do so.

Related Video: Fredericton Shooting Witness Saw "Two Cops Laying There" (Provided by HuffPost Canada)

"Both of these cities are very good friends of ours and it does make it more poignant when it hits so close to home," said Savage.

"I think it makes us realize that none of us are immune to the pressures of the world and we're really strong women and men, police, RCMP and other protection services that are obviously risk their lives to protect us."

Halifax's current CAO, Jacques Dube, was the CAO in Moncton when the Moncton shootings took place.

Savage says he has reached out to the CAO of Fredericton during this time.

READ MORE: How the Moncton shooting turned into a manhunt

The flags have been lowered to half-mast at both the Halifax Regional Police headquarters and Grande Parade.

A timeline of the deadly shooting in Fredericton

  A timeline of the deadly shooting in Fredericton A timeline of events in Friday's deadly shooting in Fredericton. All times in Atlantic time: 7:07 a.m. Local resident David MacCoubrey is awakened by the sound of three gunshots just outside his bedroom window, followed by 17 more gunshots over the next hour. 7:45 a.m. Nearby resident Travis Hrubeniuk hears a steady stream of police sirens along Brookside Drive. 7:47 a.m. Fredericton police send a tweet cautioning people to avoid the area around Brookside Drive due to an "ongoing incident." 7:53 a.m. Police advise people living in the area to stay in their homes with doors locked. 8:17 a.m. Police tweet that there has been a shooting that caused "multiple fatalities."8:31 a.

Follow The Sun. A MASS shooting has left at least four people dead in an 'ongoing' incident in the university city of Fredericton in Canada today. Halifax Regional Police Chief Jean-Michel Blais says he has spoken to Fredericton Police Force’s chief to offer any support they need.

New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant offered his condolences to the victims and their families. Awful news coming out of Fredericton . My heart goes out to everyone affected by this morning’s shooting . We ’ re following the situation closely.

Books of condolence will be set up at both Alderney Gate and the Halifax Central Library for those who wish to express their sorrow.

In photos: On the scene after the deadly shooting

Four people were killed after an early-morning shooting shooting in Fredericton, N.B. Here police and paramedics survey the area of the shooting on Friday, August 10, 2018 Deadly shooting in New Brunswick

Community, family, friends mourn victims of Friday shooting in Fredericton .
Two Fredericton Police Force officers, along with a man and woman in a fresh relationship, have been identified as the victims of Friday morning’s quadruple homicide. Fredericton police identified the police officers Friday afternoon as 45-year-old Const. Robb Costello, a 20-year veteran of the force, and 43-year-old Const. Sara Burns, who joined the force two years ago.In a news release Saturday morning, the civilian victims were identified as 42-year-old Donald Adam Robichaud and 32-year-old Bobbie-Lee Wright.READ MORE: Police identify Fredericton shooting suspect, lay 4 counts of first-degree murderConst.

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