Quebec City police have announced that they have arrested a man in relation to a violent stabbing spree that took place near the national assembly just after 1 a.m.
A man in his mid-20s dressed in medieval clothing and armed with a bladed weapon was taken to hospital. The state and cause of his injuries is not immediately apparent.
Two people are dead and five more are injured.
While police have apprehended the suspect, they are still asking residents of Quebec City to stay inside as an investigation is still underway.