The police in Quebec Metropolis on Sunday arrested a person wearing medieval garb who was believed to have killed a minimum of two folks and injured a number of others in a stabbing spree on Halloween.
The assaults occurred late Saturday in a neighborhood close to the Quebec provincial Parliament constructing. The police stated they started trying to find a person suspected of finishing up the assaults, who was described as sporting medieval costume and carrying a sword, after receiving a name simply earlier than 10:30 p.m.
The police suggested residents to keep away from the Parliament Hill neighborhood and to remain inside as they looked for the attacker.
The police stated they arrested a person shortly earlier than 1 a.m. on Sunday, however suggested residents to stay inside whereas an investigation was underway.
Two folks had been killed and 5 had been injured, stated Étienne Doyon, a police spokesman. The arrested man was in his mid-20s, the spokesman stated, with out offering additional particulars.