Reports of active shooter targeting RCMP detachment in Vanderhoof, B.C.

Reports of active shooter targeting RCMP detachment in Vanderhoof, B.C.

Reports of active shooter targeting RCMP detachment in Vanderhoof, B.C. The RCMP is responding to reports of an active shooter with a long gun in the small northern B.C. community of Vanderhoof. The gunman reportedly targeted the Vanderhoof RCMP detachment on Columbia Street at around 12:15 p.m., then drove around the area. The approximately 4,400 residents of the district municipality, located about 100 kilometres west of Prince George, have been told to "stay inside or shelter in place" until the situation is resolved. "Lock your doors and refrain from leaving your home or place of business at this time. All others need to avoid the downtown area and follow all police directions or restrictions," the B.C. RCMP said in a news release. "While we respect the public may be concerned …
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