UPDATE Jan. 30 5:59 a.m.:
Six people were killed and eight others were wounded Sunday night at a Quebec City mosque during evening prayers. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the attack an act of terrorism.
A suspect was arrested at the scene, and another was arrested in the nearby city of d'Orleans. The suspects were not named, and no motive has been publicly identified.
Tonight, Canadians grieve for those killed in a cowardly attack on a mosque in Quebec City. My thoughts are with victims & their families.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) January 30, 2017
Trudeau offered his condolences late Sunday night.
He posted a full statement condemning the attack.
WATCH | Quebec Premiere Philippe Couillard said solidarity rallies will be held across Quebec after the shooting.
No person should have to pay with their life for their race, their color, their sexual orientation or their religious beliefs.
Canada's Quebec province has been prone to tensions over religious accommodations. In 2016, a pig's head was left on the doorstep of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre during Ramadan. Quebec natives also created a "charter of values" in 2013, which called for banning the hijab in public places.
New York mayor Bill de Blasio offered additional security to local mosques after the attack.
Five people were killed when at least one gunman opened fire in a Quebec City mosque Sunday, the mosque's president told Reuters.
The shooting happened while approximately 40 people were inside the Quebec City Islamic Cultural Center for evening prayers.
DERNIÈRE HEURE Deux morts, plusieurs blessés par balles dans une fusillade à la mosquée de Ste-Foy. Un suspect arrêté, un autre encerclé.— Mathieu Boivin (@Bwevin) January 30, 2017
Canadian journalist Mathieu Boivin tweeted saying one suspect was arrested.
Photos from the scene show officers securing the perimeter of the mosque.
Parliament member Pierre Paul-Hus called the attack an act of terrorism.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.