LIVE: Gunman livestreamed Christchurch mosque mass shooting | 1 NEWS NOW – TVNZ

Live updates as mass capturing takes space at two Christchurch mosques leaving a couple of casualties.

5:25pm: The person in police custody was arrested outdoors Papanui Excessive College 1 NEWS understands.

One more eyewitness has instructed 1 NEWS the gunman herded other folks into a corner of one of the mosques all in favour of the capturing and “persisted to fire”.

5:15pm: Thousands of young other folks remain in lockdown at faculties across Christchurch.

One faculty main has emailed of us to claim approximately 750 pupils at the faculty on the outskirts of Christchurch, are peaceable in lockdown and can remain that manner till at the least 5:30pm

5:03pm: The following Take a look at match between Bangladesh and the Dim Caps has been cancelled within the wake of the shootings.

5:01pm: 1 NEWS understands the individual at the aid of the capturing is an Australian citizen. 

It’s miles now not but known if there was bigger than one individual all in favour of the attack.

four:46pm: Hideous footage has emerged of the gunman livestreaming the capturing at the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

four:45pm: Air Unique Zealand has released an announcement around jog to Christchurch.

“We are deeply saddened by the capturing tragedy in #Christchurch city and our tips shuffle out to all these fervent.

“We are offering flexibility to somebody booked to jog to or from Christchurch at present time.”

four:25pm: Of us are warned to lead clear of mosques around Unique Zealand till extra secret agent.

Footage has additionally emerged of a individual being arrested shut to a crashed white SUV in Christchurch.

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    A man is in police custody after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch at present time.
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    four:15pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern confirms there are a couple of locations all in favour of the Christchurch shootings and calls it “one of Unique Zealand’s darkest days”.

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      The Top Minister spoke in a press convention following the capturing at two Christchurch mosques this afternoon.


      Ms Ardern says the incident is peaceable “potentially unfolding” and warns other folks to kill protected whereas offering her condolences to victims and these effected by the tragedy.

      “This violence has fully no space in Unique Zealand right here’s now not who we’re.

      “This has occurred in a local the build other folks ought to be protected and they weren’t.”

      four:00pm: Newest update from police: There were a couple of fatalities, there is peaceable an active shooter scenario taking part in out.

      One individual is in custody and there were other folks killed in two mosques, one on Deans Ave and one in Linwood.

      3:53pm: Security Analyst Paul Buchanan says he has seen the gunman’s manifesto and the capturing is “clearly a case of a white supremacist”.

      He says the shooter would seemingly delight in had increase in accomplishing the attack.

      3:49pm: There are unconfirmed reports at the least nine other folks were killed within the attack.

      3:47pm: One more eyewitness has talked to 1 NEWS referring to the harrowing incident.

      “The gunman got right here by the foremost entrance, each person ran to the aid doors to set themselves, other folks hid under autos and jumped the fence to droop.

      “I hid at a home next to the mosque and the firing went on and on.

      “I noticed a guy reloading and altering a gun then open firing again.”

      3:40pm: Police in Auckland are sending officers to all mosques within the distance as a precaution.

      3:30pm: A Christchurch courier driver says he heard gunshots going off interior the Linwood Mosque for forty five seconds to a minute before coming “interior spitting distance” of one other gunman “spraying bullets” outdoors.

      Right here’s a assorted mosque than the confirmed capturing at Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave.

      1 NEWS is trying to recount the reports of this 2nd incident.

      3:26pm: 1 NEWS understands bigger than 30 other folks were introduced into the emergency division at Christchurch Clinical institution.

      There were a total bunch of different folks within the mosque at the time of the incident and one look says he noticed a individual enter the mosque with an automatic rifle, who was capturing for 10-quarter-hour.

      The person was reportedly wearing a shadowy helmet.

      3:25pm: Newest update from St John: St John was notified of a firearms incident in Central Christchurch at 1.53pm Friday afternoon.

      We have approximately 20 emergency ambulances and operational autos at scene providing increase and can proceed to update you as records comes helpful.

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        Ambulances proceed to advance with the victims.
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        3:20pm: Chief of the Nationwide Party Simon Bridges has tweeted referring to the incident. 

        3:10pm: What we know so a ways:

        On the least one gunman opened fire at the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave around 1:40pm.

        Witnesses heard a couple of gunshots, some pronouncing as much as a hundred and there are a couple of casualties.

        Well-known of Christchurch is on lockdown as police acknowledge to an ‘active shooter’ downside.

        2:58pm: Behold interview at the scene.

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          The person mentioned he ran a ways from the shooter to a predicament at the aid of the mosque the build he known as police.
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          2:55pm: RNZ reports about 300 other folks were contained within the Linwood mosque for afternoon prayers.

          Right here’s the 2nd mosque the build unconfirmed reports of a 2nd capturing delight in emerged.

          2:52pm: A look instructed 1 NEWS they heard at the least 20 shots at the mosque from what sounded love a semi-automatic firearm.

          2:47pm: Footage at Christchurch Clinical institution exhibits a couple of different folks arriving by ambulance on stretchers.

          A man is reported to please in entered the Masjid Al Noor mosque on Deans Ave around an hour ago and opened fire.

          2:45pm: Newest police update: “Based fully on a severe ongoing firearms incident in Christchurch all Christchurch faculties were placed into lockdown.”

          2:42pm: The Bangladesh cricket crew were filmed escaping Hagley Park shut to the first mosque the build a capturing has taken space.

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            The crew were in Hagley Park and delight in long past help to the Oval.
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            2:35pm: A message from an eyewitness to 1 NEWS says: “My husband was riding past he mentioned he took three other folks to the clinical institution, one was a dinky lady all had been shot.

            “He wished to bewitch more he mentioned there was love a dozen other folks pretty mendacity on the avenue.” 

            2:32pm: There are a couple of reports on social media that their has been a capturing at a 2nd mosque in Linwood.

            Police are but to recount this.

            2:31pm: Linwood Ave faculty is additionally now in lockdown.

            2:30pm: Top Minister Jacinda Ardern is being briefed on the unfolding downside and can tackle it presently.

            2:20pm: Behold at the scene Mohammed Nazir instructed 1 NEWS he noticed three ladies shot and bleeding on the bottom outdoors the mosque.

            He rang police for relieve and climbed a wall to droop.

            He had to race in panic in his socks leaving his sneakers at the aid of to bag to safety.

            2:18pm: Police race somebody in central Christchurch to kill indoors and file any suspicious behaviour today to 111.

            2:15pm: Armed police were deployed to the plan in retaining with police, no reports on accidents at this stage.

            2:05pm: Police are asking other folks to “please steer clear of the Deans Avenue plan” pronouncing they are able to present more records soon.

            2:04pm: A look instructed Stuff she heard 20 gunshots and noticed three other folks mendacity on the bottom shut to a mosque on Deans Ave.

            2:00pm: Three Colleges around Hagley Park including Women Excessive and Christ’s College are in lockdown.

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              1 Records reporter Lisa Davies at the scene in Christchurch says a suspected gunman is on the free after reports a couple of different folks hit by gunfire.
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