MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) — A manhunt for a gunman suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and wounding two others passed the 12-hour mark, with a large section of the usually peaceful city of Moncton under virtual siege.
Heavily armed RCMP officers patrolled the small east coast city overnight in the search for 24-year-old Justin Bourque, a Moncton man who was wearing military camouflage and carrying two rifles in a picture released by police on Twitter. Video and full story
Caption: Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers use their vehicles to create a keep a perimeter in Moncton, New Brunswick on Wednesday June 4, 2014. The RCMP in New Brunswick said an undisclosed number of people have been shot and a manhunt is underway in the north end of Moncton for a man armed with guns.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Marc Grandmaison)