Deaths in remote Canadian aboriginal school shooting

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says 5 dead are dead and 2 are critically injured in a northern Saskatchewan school shooting in Canada.

The premier of the Canadian province of Saskatchewan says there has been a shooting at a grade 7 through 12 school in an aboriginal community in the province.

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says there are victims but did not say how many or release any other details. The Saskatoon Star Phoenix in Saskatchewan, Canada is reporting that at least two are dead.

A school in the northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche is under lock down and dealing with an emergency situation amid reports of a shooting.

The school said Friday on its Facebook page that it will remain on lock down until the Royal Canadian Police resolve the matter. It is asking the public to stay away.

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La Loche is a remote aboriginal community of about 3,000 people in the central Canadian province of Saskatchewan.
Story by The Associated Press