Police in Fredericton, N.B., are investigating the city’s second homicide of the year.
On Saturday, police say officers were called to the Dr. Everett Chalmers Regional Hospital shortly after 4:30 a.m., after a man who had been shot died from his injuries.
The Fredericton Police Force said the vehicle that dropped the victim off at the hospital was located a short time later and stopped by police.
Several people were taken into custody and police said their investigation is ongoing.
Police say they don’t believe the homicide is a random act and that the man was targeted.
Officers say they are processing a scene on Wilsey Road and that the police’s forensic unit and the RCMP K-9 unit have been called in to assist.
Police are asking anyone who may have information about the homicide to call police at 506-460-2300 or to contact Crime Stoppers.
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