Oakville residents are currently being asked by Halton Police to shelter in place amid an "active situation."\nAll residents near the area of Lakeshore Road West between 4th Line and Birch Hill Lane are being asked to remain in their basements as gunshots have been heard nearby.\nEditor's Choice: Justin Trudeau Says There's A 'Concerning' New COVID-19 Variant From Brazil\n\nLOCALIZED SHELTER IN PLACEAll residents in this area are asked to immediately shelter in place in their basements until further notice. This is an active situation. Updates to follow. https://t.co/fqJ78ZUlMc— Halton Police (@HaltonPolice) January 15, 2021\n\n \nAppleby College is also currently in a hold and secure. "Staff and students are to remain inside their facilities until further notice," police wrote at 1:50 p.m. on Friday.\nThe initial call, reporting possible gunfire in the area, was received shortly before 1:20 p.m., say police.\n"This is still an active situation," tweeted Halton Police.\nHalton Police have clarified that the situation is contained to a residence on Lakeshore Road West and involves at least two barricaded individuals within that residence. Crisis negotiators will be working on the situation shortly.*\n"There is a heavy police presence in this area, including frontline officers, our Tactical Rescue Unit, and K9."\n*This article has been updated.