New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says three men and one woman is being held in custody following the shooting incident in Christchurch and Canterbury in New Zealand.
The police have arrested four people but there could be others, Bush told reporters.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says gunmen have attacked two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. He said there are multiple casualties, and one person has been arrested. https://t.co/klP0f9hY03
Police Commissioner Mike Bush says weapons have been found near the mosques where the shooting occurred. Specialist police will continue to maintain a presence at mosques around the country.
One man in his late 20s has been charged with murder and will appear in court tomorrow.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush says the death toll has increased to 49 in shootings at two mosques, 20 were injured. The gunman has been identified as an Australian extremist. PM Jacinda Ardern says the attack is a ‘terrorist act’ - agencies
New Zealand Shootings: Police Commissioner Mike Bush has given a statement confirming the number of dead has risen to 49.
A male suspect has been charged with murder and should appear in court tomorrow.
"No agency had any information" about the suspects, Mike Bush, New Zealand's police commissioner tells reporters. He says his Australian counterparts didn't have any information either. #NZMosqueShooting
Police Commissioner Mike Bush has confirmed that the death toll in the Christchurch mosque attacks has risen to 49 people. A male in his 20s has been charged with murder and will appear in court tomorrow.
Bush confirmed... https://t.co/d2FApE7U2j