6 dead, including 4 children, in Ottawa mass shooting

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Six people — four children and two adults — were killed in what Ottawa’s police chief called a mass shooting inside a townhouse in the suburb of Barrhaven late Wednesday night.

Calls to 911 started coming in at about 10:50 p.m., directing first responders to Berrigan Drive near Palmadeo Drive. It’s a residential area close to two schools.

Inside, emergency responders found six people dead and one person injured, who was taken to hospital.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been confirmed, police said, and their investigation continues.

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A male, who police also haven’t identified, was arrested at the scene about 15 kilometres south of Ottawa’s downtown core.

The force said there is

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