A gunman has shot dead three Canadian mounted police and injured two more in one of the worst losses of life for the country’s police forces in a decade.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police in New Brunswick said on their Twitter feed that they were in pursuit of 24-year-old Justin Bourque of Moncton who was considered armed and dangerous. The police force tweeted an image of a suspect wearing military camouflage and carrying two guns.


RCMP New Brunswick


– 3 officers mortally wounded by shooter. 2 officers sustained non life threatning injuries. Shooter still actively sought.