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Shooting in New Zealand Mosque: The latest updates and the development of a terrorist attack in Christchurch broadcast live by the shooter – live updates

New Zealand Prime Minister: "Our gun laws will change"

What we know about shooting in New Zealand

  • Police said 49 people are dead after shooting at two mosques.
  • There were 42 hospital inmates, including two people who were seriously injured.
  • A suspected gunman, an Australian citizen, has been charged with murder.
  • Two others whose roles are unclear are in custody.
  • A man who has taken responsibility for the attack wrote a manifesto that referred to "white genocide" driven by "mass immigration".
  • The manifesto said weapons would be used to encourage the 2nd Amendment debate in the US, calling President Trump a "symbol of renewed white identity"

latest updates below. All times East unless otherwise stated.

Suspect Brenton Tarrant appears in court

Brenton Tarrant, the 28-year-old suspect, was brought to trial in Christchurch on Saturday for murder charges. He wore handcuffs and a white prison shirt and had no expression.

"At the moment a murder charge is being filed, it is reasonable to assume that there will be others," the judge said after Tarrant left.

He asked for no bail. His next judicial appearance will be April 5th.

  Brenton Tarrant
Brenton Tarrant at his appearance at the Christchurch District Court on March 16, 2019.

Mark Mitchell / New Zealand Herald via Reuters

Reddit bans forums sharing content violates content

Reddit banned Friday a subreddit that was associated with violence, including r / watchpeopledie, where people had shared a live video from the shootout. R / watchpeopledie showed up with the message "banned by Reddit".

In a statement to CNET, a Reddit spokesman said: "We are very clear in our Terms of Use, posting content that encourages or glorifies violence, users and communities banned by Reddit, subreddits that are site-wide Do not comply with rules are prohibited. "

Another subreddit, r / gore, did not appear.

– Caroline Linton

New Zealand PM: "Our gun laws will change"

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said the alleged shooter had five guns: two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns. Ardern said the suspect acquired the weapons legally and acquired a weapons license in November 2017.

"A weapon with leverage has also been found, and although the chain of events that led to this weapon being held license and ownership of these weapons, I can now tell you one thing: our weapons laws will change" Ardern said in a press conference on Saturday morning local time.

Ardern added that there have been previous attempts to amend the gun laws in 2005, 2012 and 2017. "Now is the time for change," she said.

New Zealand Prime Minister Talks to Reporters

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke to New Zealand from Wellington, New Zealand on Saturday morning. Ardern confirmed that the shooter had access to five different weapons and had a license, but also told reporters that he was not on an observation list.

"They were neither on the list nor in Australia on an observation list," said Ardern on Saturday's press conference.

"If the country is sad today, we are looking for answers," added Ardern. "I specifically want to talk about the firearms used in this terrorist act, it is suggested that the main culprit used five guns, there were two semi-automatic weapons and two shotguns."

In New Zealand anyone who is 18 years or older and has passed a background exam can purchase semi-automatic weapons.

Trump expresses his support for New Zealand

Speaking at the White House on Friday, President Trump expressed his support for New Zealand

"The United States is all the way with them," Trump said. "New Zealand has been a good friend and partner for many years, what they go through is absolutely terrible, our hearts are with them and whatever we can do."

Earlier Friday, Mr. Trump tweeted his support The US would give whatever support they could.

"I have just talked with the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, about the terrible events of the past 24 hours, and I have informed the Prime Minister that we are in solidarity with New Zealand – and that any help that the US can give We love you New Zealand, "he tweeted.

– Brian Pascus

"I will not vote for this propaganda"

The mayor of Christchurch, Lianne Dalziel, expressed himself on Saturday morning at a press conference against the alleged shooter.

"It's an act of cowardice he has done," Dalziel told reporters. "I think there are no words to describe the disgust I feel for the propaganda he wanted to bring us, I will not vote for this propaganda, his voice is the voice of hate."

Dalziel then admitted that she was shocked The massacre took place in her city. "I'm very shocked that it happened here, but I'm shocked that it happened in New Zealand," she said. "The reason why we were targeted is because … we are a safe city and a safe country."

She added, "We have not seen this kind of extremism here, it came here, it came here with hatred in its heart, it came here to carry out this act of terrorism."

– Brian Pascus

Weapons with white supremacist symbols

12:09: The livestream video of the attack on one of the mosques on Friday shows how the shooter aims at two different rifles equipped with countless symbols are used by the white supremacist movement online.

The symbols that became memes and were included in the coded elements The lexicon used by anonymous white nationalists in online chat rooms ranges from references to struggles against Muslim armies in Europe to numbers more than 1,000 years ago that represent the writings of Adolf Hitler.

Terrorism Expert for Attack and Manifesto in New Zealand

Even placing the music p in Sagittarius' car when he arrived at the mosque had meaning; It was a nationalist Serbian song from the war that tore Yugoslavia apart in the 1990s and glorified Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic, who is currently imprisoned for genocide and other war crimes against Bosnian Muslims.

The Australian Senator accuses immigration for an attack [194559011] 10:14 am: An Australian senator with well-known views of immigrants has come under fire because of the terrible attack on the Muslim community in New Zealand responsible for the immigration policy of the country and not for racist extremism.

"Is there anyone still arguing the connection between Muslim immigration and violence?" Senator Fraser Anning from Queensland said in a tweet. The police in New Zealand have charged an Australian man with murder for murdering, and the New Zealand leader quickly decided a "terrorist attack".

Anning's office previously released a statement that was later removed from its social media pages The Senator was quoted as saying, "The real cause of bloodshed on New Zealand roads today is the immigrant program by the Muslim fanatics could ever emigrate to New Zealand. "

His statement, which was quickly condemned by Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, began with Anning. He said he was "completely against any form of violence in our country Community and I completely condemn the shooter's actions. "

White Supremacists "borrow" ISIS Playbook

[19456501] 9:15 am: New York Police Commissioner for Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism John Miller, a former CBS News Specialist, said, "CBS This Morning "that his troupe on Friday" the presence of police around mosques, to the churches of worship "increased details about the attack in New Zealand were known.

"You will see a public message of affirmation," Miller said, noting that many Muslims would become traditional Friday prayers in mosques.

John Miller of NYPD Increased the Number of US Poles Ice Presence Around Mosques, Houses of Worship

The NYPD announced in a tweet that additional officers had been stationed in mosques in the city. Other major US cities also announced that they would increase police presence near mosques on Friday.

Miller said the attack in New Zealand is further evidence that "the neo-fascist groups, the white Supremacists – borrow for tactical reasons from the ISIS game book."

He said ISIS had its terrorist supporters first instructed to "die live" – ​​through real-time attacks on social media platforms.

Miller said white nationalist extremism is a "we" watch very carefully, something has emerged. We see an increase in propaganda.

The suspect alleged that other attacks had been planned [194559011] 8:13: A police officer told CBS On Friday morning, it became known that the main suspect, who had been charged with murder, was living in Australia Others were planning additional attacks on mosques in New Zealand.

The New Zealand police said three other people had been arrested, one of whom was quickly released, and Police were still trying to figure out what role the other two people played in the attack.

CBS News prosecutor analyst Paul Viollis said on CBSN on Friday that the shooter was indeed possible was a "lonely wolf" in In the sense that he had no connection to a wider group, he might have had some help.

An Considering the amount of planning involved in the attack – involving several firearms, reporting explosive devices and attacks at various locations – Viollis said it would have been difficult for a person to plan and execute them alone.

US Government Reacts to Attacks

07:32 am: White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made a statement Friday morning, "The United States strongly condemns the Christchurch attack Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families, and we stand in solidarity with the New Zealand people and their government against this vicious act of hatred. "

Shortly after Sanders published the White House statement, President Trump sent a tweet in which he expresses his "warm compassion" to the best wishes for the New Zealand people after what he has called a "terrible massacre" in Christchurch.

National Security Advisor John Bolton of President Trump said Friday it was "a terrorist attack," but it would not be final She's the label like the New Zealand Prime Minister.

The US and New Zealand are partners in the Five Eyes News Alliance, which includes Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

US intelligence reported to CBS News that they would search their databases for clues to the suspect in New Zealand on Friday.

Shooting suspect who apparently had carried out a livestream attack

7:00 pm: Sources CBS News confirmed on Friday that the man arrested for assassination on two mosques in New Zealand and because of Mordes was accused of being an Australian-born 28-year-old Brenton Harrison Tarrant.

A video apparently broadcast on social media The shooter's media show the attack in frightening detail.

New Zealand shoots: Australian accused of murder

The shooter sprayed innocent worshipers in the Masjid Al Noor mosque in central Christchurch for more than two minutes down the street, where he aimed at the sidewalk before moving on to another gun his car returns.

Police Seek Property with Gunfight

6:16 pm: Ne The Australian police said on Twitter that they were looking for a home in the city of Dunedin, about 220 miles south of Christchurch "on Friday in the interest of heavy firearm incident" is of interest. 19659013 The police evacuated neighbors in the vicinity of the house and provided temporary accommodation for them.

The death toll rises to 49, a suspect is charged with murder

4:19: Police Commissioner Mike Bush said the death toll has risen 49 people, 41 people were killed one mosque and seven killed in the other mosque. Another person died in the hospital.

A man in his late 20s was charged with murder. One of the detainees was arrested at the scene with a gun, but Bush said that person "may have had nothing to do with the incident." The officials are still working on the involvement of the other two people in detention.

The New Zealand law enforcement agencies had no information about any of the suspects, Bush said.

The commissioner said police are not actively looking for other suspects.

He said it was "not appropriate" to comment on how a suspect could have carried out the two shootings, but added: "This was a very well-planned event."

It has already been reported two vehicles were found with attached IEDs, but Bush corrected that a vehicle with two IEDs had been discovered.

"I do not know if he's alive or dead," says the mother of the man who worshiped in the mosque

"I do not know if he's alive or dead," Mother says in Christchurch

03.49: Parents of a 35-year-old son On Friday afternoon, he was in the mosque of Worshpping and told the New Zealand TV 3 that they had heard nothing from him. "I do not know if he's alive or dead … we've been waiting and waiting and no news, so we came here to see if he's dead in the mosque, I just want to hear some news about him. " said the mother.

The parents said they moved from Iraq to Christchurch 22 years ago to move to a safer country. They said he went to the mosque every Friday.

48 People Treated at Christchurch Hospital [194559011] 02:51 am: 48 people treated, from young children to adults David Meates, Chief Executive of the Canterbury District Health Board, has suffered gunshot wounds in Christchurch Hospital. Around 200 family members are waiting for messages from their family members.

"Once we've taken care of the medical needs of the injured and the well-being of their families and Whanau, we can focus on the psychosocial well-being of our wider community in Canterbury," Meates said in a statement.

40 people are dead, dozens injured, says Prime Minister

2:36: In the two, 40 people have been killed in mosque shootings, said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern at a news conference. Dozens more are being treated for injuries in local hospitals.

"It's clear that it can only be called a terrorist attack," Ardern said.

The threat to national security increased from low to high, but both domestic and international flights continued outside the country's airports, with the exception of Christchurch.

Ardern said there are four people in custody, three in connection with the shootings. She said that these three consist of one suspected shooter and two "allies."

She said that the suspects had "what I would call extremist views – they have no place in either New Zealand or the world."

Ardern She said she wanted to send a message to the suspect: "You may have picked us, but we totally reject you and condemn you."

In his manifesto, the gunman referred to the 2nd Amendment

1:31: In the Manifesto, the shooter rhetorically wondered why he chose to attack with firearms or weapons. He replied, "I chose firearms for the impact they would have on the social discourse," adding, "With enough pressure, the left wing in the United States will try to do away with the second amendment, and the right wing in the US this will be seen as an attack on their freedom and freedom. "

" The US has been divided into many factions by its second amendment, along state, social, cultural and especially racial lines, "he said, taking responsibility for shooting in New Zealand reveals alleged motive

The man who asserts responsibility for shootings wrote about "white genocide"

1:16: In a manifesto that at the time of the attack, a man who has taken responsibility for the shooting, describes himself as a "normal" 28-year-old Australian-born. CBS News can not confirm that it was actually posted by the attacker.

He says that his parents are of Scottish, Irish and English descent and writes about what he calls a "white genocide" driven by a "mass immigration crisis"

Said to carry out attacks "to show intruders that our countries are still foreign to their country" says: "We must secure the existence of our people and the future for white children" [TheallegedshootersayshesupportsDonaldTrumpinasensebutnotcompletely:"Asasymbolofarenewedwhiteidentityand"Commonpurpose?ForsureAsapoliticaldecision-makerandleader?DearGodno

NYPD and LAPD increase security in mosques in New York and Los Angeles

1:45 am: Law enforcement officials in the two largest cities in the United States have announced the security forces in mosques too

One of the suspects in New Zealand appears to have deliberately targeted Muslims in mosques during Friday prayers, and the NYPD issued a public statement stating that they are watching closely for events in New Zealand and for safety reasons Assess locations throughout the city. "Additional patrols around mosques.

Closure of schools canceled, hospital still in closure

1:26: Police have shut down the schools, causing worried parents to pick up their children, and the two mosques are still closed as well as the hospital where the victims were taken.

"We want to reassure citizens that the city has a large police presence and that community safety is our priority. "Police said in a statement

4 people in custody," says Police Commissioner

12:42 pm: Police Commissioner Mike Bush said at a press conference that four people are in detention. He said that three are men and the other is a woman.

"I will not assume there are no others," Bush said.

He did not give an exact number of people who were killed or injured, but said that there were such a "significant" death toll.

He said that they "do not assume" that it is limited to Christchurch.

There were a number of IEDs on vehicles that were stopped, Bush said.

Policemen will do this Wear weapons now.

Police have urged all mosques in New Zealand to close their doors

12:23 pm: Police said several victims were killed at two mosques.

The police also pushed all mosques New Zealand closes its doors and asks the residents to refrain from visiting.

The residents of Christchurch were also asked to stay in the house.

Prime Minister: "It is clear that this is one of New Zealand's darkest days"

The Prime Minister calls the mosque "one of New Zealand's darkest days"

11.55: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said in a news conference, "It's clear that this is one of New Zealand's darkest days."

"What happened here is clearly an extraordinary and unprecedented act of violence," Ardern said.

Ardern said many of the people directly affected by the shooting could be migrants or refugees. "They have chosen to make New Zealand their home and they are us … there is no place in New Zealand for acts of unprecedented and extreme violence, which is clear."

Witness: "I've Seen Dead People Everywhere"

23.55: Witness Len Peneha told the Associated Press that he saw a black-clad man entering the mosque of Masjid Al Noor and then heard dozens of shots, followed by people who ran from the mosque for terror. "I've seen deaths everywhere," said Peneha. "There were three in the hallway, at the door leading to the mosque, and people in the mosque, it's unbelievably crazy, I do not understand how anyone can harm those people." Brian Pascus, Lex Haris and Brian Dakss contributed to the reporting.

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