04/19/2017 08:37 EDT | Updated 04/19/2017 08:40 EDT

One person killed in shooting, another in custody after attack in Nanaimo, B.C.

NANAIMO, B.C. — One person is dead after a shooting in Nanaimo, B.C.

RCMP say the attack happened in the southern part of the city early Wednesday morning.

Const. Gary O'Brien says in a news release that a man was taken into custody after the shooting.

O'Brien did not offer a motive or release other details. 

He says more information will be released when it is available.