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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau laid flowers Sunday afternoon at a memorial outdoors the Fredericton police station for 2 officers killed in a capturing on town’s north aspect on Friday, as a number of officers and residents seemed on.

Earlier within the day, Trudeau met privately with the households of the fallen officers and different members of the Fredericton Police Force.

He was beforehand scheduled to be in New Brunswick’s capital metropolis to take part in a Fredericton Pride social occasion Sunday night time.

Constables Lawrence Robert (Robb) Costello, 45, and Sara Mae Helen Burns, 43, have been killed Friday whereas responding to experiences of gunfire at an condominium complicated on the 200 block of Brookside Drive within the metropolis’s north finish at 7:10 a.m. AT.

The officers, the primary to reach on scene, have been making an attempt to assist two civilians who had been shot after they have been gunned down.

Donald Adam Robichaud, 42, and Bobbie Lee Wright, 32, additionally died Friday. 

Matthew Vincent Raymond, 48, who’s in custody, was charged with 4 counts of first-degree homicide. He is scheduled to make a court docket look on Aug. 27.

Four folks died from gunshot wounds in Fredericton’s north finish final Friday, from the left: Bobbie Lee Wright, 32, Constables Lawrence Robert (Robb) Costello, 45, and Sara Mae Helen Burns 43, and Donald Adam Robichaud, 42. (Facebook/Fredericton Police Force)

There is a rising memorial of flowers, playing cards, balloons and teddy bears outdoors the Fredericton Police Force station to honour the fallen officers and specific sympathy for the remainder of the pressure.

“Your sorrow is our sorrow,” one of many playing cards states.

A regimental funeral can be held for Costello and Burns. The particulars “are forthcoming,” spokesperson Alycia Bartlett mentioned in an e mail.

The Fredericton Police Force is not going to maintain a information convention in the present day to offer an replace on the capturing “due to other considerations,” Bartlett mentioned.

“We will be updating with any other relevant information when we can.”

Alex Browne,10, visits the memorial outdoors the police station together with his father to depart a framed image of Wonder Woman he drew to honour Const. Sara Burns. (Maria Jose Burgos/CBC)

The prime minister beforehand mentioned he was moved by the heroism of the primary responders who rushed to the scene after receiving experiences of photographs fired.

“They did not think twice about what they had to do to keep their fellow Canadians safe. They were unflinching in their duty,” he mentioned in a press release to reporters.

“We will not forget the two fallen police officers whose sacrifice no doubt saved lives and prevented even greater tragedy.”

Trudeau additionally phoned New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant on Friday, promising federal help, together with the providers of RCMP investigators, to help Fredericton police as they grapple with the aftermath of lethal capturing.

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