Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, left, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commanding Officer Brenda Butterworth-Carr are seen at a news conference in Regina on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. They were commenting on the shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan, on Friday.
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall, left, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police Commanding Officer Brenda Butterworth-Carr are seen at a news conference in Regina on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016. They were commenting on the shooting in La Loche, Saskatchewan, on Friday. Mark Taylor - The Canadian Press via AP

La Loche school shooting: Teen charged with 4 murders

A 17-year-old boy has been charged with four counts of first-degree murder over a shooting at a school and nearby house in Canada, police say.

The boy is accused of killing two people and injuring several others at a remote community school of about 900 students in the province of Saskatchewan.

It took place on Friday (local time) at the school in La Loche, a mainly aboriginal community, 600 kilometres from the regional capital Saskatoon.

Two other bodies were also found by police in a La Loche home after the boy was arrested, police said.

La Loche acting Mayor Kevin Janvier said one of the victims was his 23-year-old daughter Marie, a school teacher.

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