As Twitchy reported, the RCMP announced Wednesday that it had foiled a credible threat to a major Canadian city by a lone male reportedly associated with ISIS.

Now there are reports that Canadian police are involved in a standoff situation in the town of Strathroy in southwestern Ontario. Police confirm that the standoff is linked to a threat to national security.

Here’s some news that’s breaking just now; we’ll post confirmation when it’s available.

CTV reports:

Aaron Driver, 23, was killed inside a home in Strathroy, Ont., a community about 225 kilometres west of Toronto. He was well known to Canadian intelligence and police officials for his support for the Islamist terrorist group [ISIS].

Neighbours reported hearing a loud explosion and gunshots during the police operation, which included swat teams, a bomb squad, the RCMP and Canada’s military special operations forces.

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