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Police continue to search for evidence after a shooting in a residential neighbourhood of the eastern city of Moncton, New Brunswick June 5, 2014. Canadian police mounted a massive hunt on Thursday for a 24-year-old man, Justin Bourque, armed with high-powered weapons who they suspect shot dead three police officers and wounded two more in Moncton. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi (CANADA - Tags: CRIME LAW)

Suspect arrested in Canadian police killings, ending manhunt - Police

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MONCTON New Brunswick (Reuters) - A 24-year-old man was charged with murder on Friday in the slayings of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers during a shooting spree in the eastern Canadian city of Moncton.

Justin Bourque, dressed in blue prison garb and under heavy guard, stood motionless in Moncton Provincial Court as a judge read out the charges, local media reported.

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