NewsAlert: Police say shots fired, Molotov cocktail thrown inside Edmonton City Hall

  • Canadian Press

EDMONTON — Police say they are investigating a shooting at Edmonton City Hall, where a Molotov cocktail was also thrown from the building’s second floor.

They say no injuries have been reported.

Officers have arrested one person and are doing a sweep of the building.

Surrounding roads have also been closed and people are being asked to avoid the area.

City councillors and the mayor had been at a scheduled meeting of the emergency advisory committee.

Loud bangs can be heard in video footage of the meeting, before people were told to go to a safe location.

More coming.

The Canadian Press