At least 10 dead, including suspect, in Nova Scotia shooting rampage

Officers responding to calls of multiple shootings Saturday in Portapique found several casualties in and outside a home, according to the police.
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At least 10 people, including a police officer, are dead following a shooting rampage in Nova Scotia that ended after a manhunt.

The suspect, identified as Gabriel Wortman, 51, is “deceased,” Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said Sunday evening. Authorities initially said he had been taken into custody on Sunday, “after a pursuit throughout the Canadian province.”

Officers responding to calls of multiple shootings Saturday in Portapique found several casualties in and outside a home, according to the police. A “chaotic scene” ensued, RCMP Chief Superintendent Chris Leather said during a press briefing Sunday.

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