What we know so far…..
A gunman has entered the crowded Al Noor mosque in Christchurch, New Zealand at about 1.45pm local time.
A second shooting has been confirmed at Linwood Masjid in Linwood, Christchurch.
Multiple fatalities have been confirmed.
Police Commissioner Mike Bush confirmed that one person was in custody, but they were still treating it as an “active shooter” situation.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Arden said it was “one of New Zealand’s darkest days”.
Multiple people have been killed after a gunman opened fire at two mosques in New Zealand, sparking a hunt for an “active” shooter in the South Island town of Christchurch.
New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush confirmed that police had apprehended one person, but police were unsure if there were other gunmen.