Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Canada: Update--Multiple Shootings in Ottawa, PM Safe, One Assailant Remains At-Large

According to Yahoo Canada and The Canadian Press, a uniformed Canadian soldier was shot in the chest earlier this morning at Ottawa's War Memorial; gunfire has also broken out inside the Parliamentary buildings.
CPR was performed on the soldier and he has been transported to hospital by ambulance.
Police have told reporters that the suspect, reportedly carrying a "large weapon," possibly a shotgun or rifle, is still on the loose, and the parliament buildings are on lockdown. 
Prime Minister is safe and "off the hill."
COMMENT: One shooter is confirmed dead inside the Parliamentary buildings.
CBC is reporting that all military bases in Canada are currently closed to the public, in the interest of the safety of the men and women working there.
The situation is still developing. 
This report will be updated as new information becomes available.

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