3 killed in University of Alberta shooting
Posted: Jun 15, 2012 4:55 AM ET
Jun 15, 2012 5:59 AM ET
Three people are dead and a fourth is in critical condition following
what appears to be an attempted armed robbery early Friday morning at
the University of Alberta in Edmonton, according to police.
Tactical officers and canine units are now at the scene of the
shooting at HUB Mall, which houses retails shops and student residences.
Student Ravedh Seeberath tells CBC News that he heard the shots while studying around 12:30 a.m. MT.
"As I was walking down, that's when about thirty tactical officers
were rushing toward me, passing me with complete firearms ... the whole
works, and police dogs," he said.
"That's when I went back to my books, grabbed what I could, and told
the other ladies in that little study area that we should get out of
A tweet sent from the University of Alberta account says the mall has been locked down.
More to come.
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