Fredericton police have identified two police officers who were among four people killed in a Friday morning shooting that left a total of four people dead.

Police Chief Leanne Fitch said in a news conference that 45-year-old Lawrence Robert Costello, a 20-year veteran of the police force, and 43-year-old Sarah May Burns, who had been on the force for two year,s were the officers who died, reports the New York Daily News.

Costello is survived by his spouse and four children. Burns leaves behind her husband and three children.

A 48-year-old suspect is reportedly in custody at a local hospital and being treated for serious injuries.

Police said the names of the two civilian shooting victims — a man and a woman — were not yet being released.

A search is underway for the person responsible for the road rage incident that led to the Friday morning shooting.


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