4 dead in Saskatchewan high school shooting

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La Loche Community School is seen in an undated photo. Four people were killed in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan Friday. Photo by Raymond Dauvin/Handout via Reuters

La Loche Community School is seen in an undated photo. Four people were killed in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan Friday. Photo by Raymond Dauvin/Handout via Reuters

Four people were killed Friday in a school shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan, Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

A male suspect was was arrested outside the La Loche Community School in Northern Saskatchewan, and taken into custody. “There’s no risk to public safety at this time,” Chief Superintendent Maureen Levy of the Saskatchewan RCMP, said Friday.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued a brief statement from Davos, Switzerland, where he is attending the annual World Economic Forum. “Obviously this is every parent’s worst nightmare,” Trudeau said. “The community is reeling and all of us across this country, [our] hearts are going out to the families and to the whole community.”

According to its Facebook page, the school serves pre-kindergarten to 12th grade, with approximately 900 students.

There is no word on possible motivation.

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