There are reports of multiple casualties after a shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Friday, here is what we know so far:
- Police say they are still responding to a "serious and evolving" incident in the city after reports of shots being fired at about 1.40 p.m. local time.
- Eyewitnesses from the scene report a mass shooting at a Christchurch mosque on Deans Avenue, including an unspecified number of dead and injured.
- Authorities have yet to confirm the number of dead or injured.
- One mosque attendee told CNN the gunman fired for "10 to 15 minutes" taking aim at more than 200 people.
- Video from outside Christchurch hospitals shows ambulances bringing multiple injured back from the scene.
- The city is currently on lockdown, with authorities advising residents to stay inside. Christchurch City Council tweeted that it was locking down a "number of central city buildings, including the Civic Offices and Central Library."
- The Bangladesh Cricket team, who were visiting the city at the time of the alleged attack were not inside the mosque, despite their tourbus being pictured close to the scene.
- Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is expected to address the press shortly on the incident, according to New Zealand's TVNZ.