Police announced on Twitter that the serial killer attacked in the city center around 14, near the library building. Six people were taken to hospital.

Amy Robertson of British Columbia Emergency Health Services told CBC television that six people had been hospitalized. She was unable to give details of the patients’ condition. She added that 11 ambulances had been sent to the scene.

According to Global News, a woman died as a result of a violent attack.

Justin Prasad, who works next to the scene, told CBC News that he saw the suspect who had been arrested by the police and taken in the ambulance. He claims that officers could have fired rubber bullets at the suspect.