Several people were injured on Tuesday afternoon in a shooting that broke out at a bank in Saanich, a suburb of the capital Victoria, British Columbia.
Saanich police say they responded to a shooting at a bank on Shelbourne Street, corner of Pear Street.
According to her, several citizens were injured, but their number and the severity of their injuries were not immediately specified.
The police arrested two suspects on the spot, but were combing a wide area in search of a possible third accomplice. Saanich police have also asked residents of the surrounding area to lock themselves up at home until further notice.
In addition, some of the businesses and houses surrounding the bank were evacuated due to the presence of a possible explosive device on site, the police said.