The moment a suspect is taken into police custody after fatal Christchurch mass shootings

A suspect is in police custody in Christchurch, following this afternoon's deadly shootings at two mosques.

Footage obtained by 1 NEWS show a suspect being arrested by multiple police, after a gunman opened fire at a Christchurch mosque earlier this afternoon.

Police have confirmed multiple fatalities after shootings at two mosques.

Police are yet to comment on the arrest.

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A man is in police custody after shootings at two mosques in Christchurch today. Source: Supplied