Several people were stabbed on Saturday in and near a library in the Canadian city of Vancouver.

Six victims have been taken to hospital, a spokesman for the emergency services told

CBC

news

channel

.

According to authorities, one person has been killed and several injured.

Nothing has yet been disclosed about the possible motive of the perpetrator, who probably acted alone.

The suspect was arrested and taken to hospital by ambulance.

The police are looking for witnesses to the stabbing.

#ALERT: informing the public of multiple victims stabbed within & outside #LynnValley Library.

One suspect in custody.

Appears this was a lone suspect.

No ongoing threat to public.

We are still looking for potential additional victims.

Any witnesses please call us at 604-985-1311

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Avatar Author ofrcmpMoment of places21: 59 - March 27, 2021