Police are investigating a shooting that took place inside a courthouse in Brampton, Ont., today and have confirmed that one person is being rushed to hospital.

Peel Regional Police Const. Fiona Thivierge said the shooting occurred at around 11 a.m. The courthouse is in lockdown and police tactical units are on the scene.

There is no word on the identity of the victim.

Thivierge said there is no risk to the general public. She could also not confirm the number of victims

"This is complex scene trying to get it under control," she said.

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