Manhunt in Moncton, N.B., after undisclosed number of people shot: Royal Canadian Mounted Police

by The Daily Lede


Witnesses watch in horror from inside house as officer shot:

Words taken from suspect’s last Facebook post–lyrics from Megadeath’s Hook In Mouth:

A cockroach in the concrete, courthouse tan and beady eyes.
A slouch with fallen arches, purging truths into great lies.
A little man with a big eraser, changing history
Procedures that he’s programmed to, all he hears and sees.
Altering the facts and figures, events and every issue.
Make a person disappear, and no one will ever miss you.
Rewrites every story, every poem that ever was.
Eliminates incompetence, and those who break the laws.
Follow the instructions of the New Ways’ Evil Book of Rules.
Replacing rights with wrongs, the files and records in the schools.
You say you’ve got the answers, well who asked you anyway?
Ever think maybe it was meant to be this way?
Don’t try to fool us, we know the worst is yet to come.
I believe my kingdom will come.

  • 3 officers now confirmed dead
  • 3 police officers ‘mortally wounded’ 2 have non-life threatening injuries
  • ID’d as 24-year-old Justin Bourque, manhunt continues
  • Carrying rifles, dressed in camouflage
  • Hospital says at least 2 shot
  • RCMP say stay inside, lock doors
Photo of gunman carrying rifles in Moncton

Photo of gunman carrying rifles in Moncton

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