UPDATE: One person had died in the stabbing incident, IHIT had confirmed.
Six people were taken to hospital after they were stabbed in and outside the Lynn Valley library.
One suspect is in custody.
Police said it appears this was a lone suspect.
There was heavy police presence in the area and a twitter user has posted a video of the alleged suspect being taken into custody.
Here's the video of the alleged suspect being taking down after committing multiple stabbings according to CBC #cdnpoli #onpoli #covid19 #bcpoli #NorthVan #BCNews pic.twitter.com/2YngQcSiVL
— 𝓒𝓱𝓻𝓲𝓼 ⭐ (@RealChrisKo) March 27, 2021
There is no ongoing threat to public, but North Vancouver RCMP is still looking for potential additional victims.
Any witnesses should please call police at 604-985-1311.
Amy Robertson of BC Emergency Services told the media as many as 11 ambulances responded to the scene and six people were taken to the hospital for treatment.
The Lynn Valley Library is closed for the rest of the day.
Meanwhile, the District of North Vancouver is also urging people to contact the North Vancouver RCMP if they have more information.
Police Incident: As the RCMP investigation continues, our thoughts are with everyone affected by this. If you have any information to provide to the RCMP about this incident, please call them at 604-985-1311. https://t.co/DO3Ah2nPav
— District of North Vancouver (@NVanDistrict) March 27, 2021
Meanwhile, IHIT is looking for witnesses or dash cam footage of the stabbing incident today.
“If you were here or you know or heard anything suspicious, if you maybe even heard the man that was taken into custody say something, whatever the case may be, we need to speak to you right away, or better yet come to the detachment,” Jang said.
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