SHOOTING IN OTTAWA Outside War Memorial One Wounded – LIVE UPDATES

SHOOTING IN OTTAWA Outside War Memorial One Wounded –  LIVE  UPDATES

Ottawa parmCFN – One Canadian Armed Forces member has been reported shot in Ottawa with video of CPR being done on scene.    The shooter is still loose and authorities are warning people to stay clear.

Parliament is under lock down.

 

The tweet below is of the alleged shooter’s car.

We will be updating this story as more information becomes available.


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Video on scene Cornwall Police Chief Dan Parkinson responds to security question to Military Vigil for Friends of Vets scheduled for tonight in Cornwall.

We will assess our position on this once the facts surrounding the event in Ottawa is fully understood. In all likelihood our response would be one that follows a direction that is nationally implemented.

Reports from inside Parliament.

Reports of 30-50 shots inside Parliament reported. Details not out yet. Unconfirmed Reports of shooter killed inside parliament. Shooter and witness reported wearing scarves and armed with shotguns. Reporters warned to move inside and seek cover. Shooters still reported to be loose.

Confirmed.  More than one shooter.

Cornwall, ON – The Cornwall Community Police Service would like to advise the public that they are monitoring the situation in Ottawa where shots were fired at the War Memorial. The Cornwall Community Police Service has no indication that Cornwall is at risk and further advises that the situation is being thoroughly investigated by RCMP and Ottawa Police Service. The Cornwall Community Police Service will continue to monitor the current situation.

Cornwall Mayoralty candidate Leslie O’Shaughnessy headed to Ottawa to attend daughter that works near Hill.

Mayor Kilger probably headed to Ottawa also to be with family.

Reported: Kevin Vickers, Sgt at Arms suggested as person that shot shooter.

Facebook post:

Shelley Boisvenue

dear civic hospital in Ottawa, please treat your one shooting victim with extreme care and handle him with love….the other…if its the shooter, please operate without anesthetic or any pain medication, thank you.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Google earth view showing the 3 locations of shootings in downtown Ottawa this morning — all remain on lockdown <a href=”http://t.co/NsQ1zPwuxe”>pic.twitter.com/NsQ1zPwuxe</a></p>&mdash; Jason Morrell (@CNNJason) <a href=”https://twitter.com/CNNJason/status/524955622765494272″>October 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Ottawa hospital confirms that they have received three patients from shooting.  Say that two are in stable conditions.  DND to make statement for third which is initial soldier shot.  Feared dead.

Jason Kenney tweets condolences to family of soldier killed.

Media calling this Canada’s 911. Really?

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>At least three crime scenes: War Memorial, Centre Block, and either Rideau Shopping Centre or Chateau Laurier Hotel <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/OttawaShooting?src=hash”>#OttawaShooting</a> <a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/CDNpoli?src=hash”>#CDNpoli</a></p>&mdash; AM640 (@am640) <a href=”https://twitter.com/am640/status/524979957127471104″>October 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Nearby US Embassy under lock down.

Toronto Maple Leafs Ottawa Sens game cancelled.

Mountie Media briefing at 2 PM

Armed Forces warned to not wear uniforms in public until issue resolved.

Ottawa Police Release at 1:45 PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, October 22, 2014            1:45pm

(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to reports of shooting incidents this morning in the downtown area. Police can now confirm that incidents occurred at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill.

Contrary to earlier reports no incident occurred near the Rideau Centre.

One shooting victim succumbed to injuries. He was a member of the Canadian Forces.  Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his loved ones.

Next of kin notification is underway and as such, the victim’s identification will not be released.

One male suspect has also been confirmed deceased. There is no further update on injuries at this time.

This is an ongoing joint police operation and there is no one in custody at this time.

Ottawa residents are asked to stay away from the downtown area while the investigation continues.  If you work in one of the downtown buildings, follow the instructions from the building management you are in.

A number of RCMP and Federal government buildings are also closed to the public; as is Ottawa City Hall and all Ottawa Police stations.

The Ottawa Police Service wants to speak to witnesses of today’s shooting incidents.  Witnesses are to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext 5493.

Those with tips regarding the shooting incidents, or those looking to report suspicious activity, can call 613-236-1222 or call 9-1-1.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477(TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or by downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers shot suspect who entered Parliament Hill: <a href=”http://t.co/znVmPsWO6q”>http://t.co/znVmPsWO6q</a> <a href=”http://t.co/L9NfKAeq6V”>pic.twitter.com/L9NfKAeq6V</a></p>&mdash; Watch CTV News (@WatchCTVNews) <a href=”https://twitter.com/WatchCTVNews/status/524982612964941825″>October 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Locked down at Chateau Laurier lifted. 2:09 PM

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Situation is still live and fluid. 2:42 PM

Schools in Cornwall Ontario in HOLD & SECURE mode.  Not ordered by local police.  Confirmed 2:43 PM

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>As close as anyone can get now to the War Memorial as downtown Ottawa becomes a ghost town. <a href=”http://t.co/HagWQKekzf”>pic.twitter.com/HagWQKekzf</a></p>&mdash; Ben Powless (@BenPowless) <a href=”https://twitter.com/BenPowless/status/524994660042035200″>October 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Harper to speak to Canada on event.

Gunman named by US media – Michael Zehaf-Bibeau

<blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>JUST IN: U.S. officials tell CBS News the name of the dead Ottawa shooting suspect is Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian born in 1982.</p>&mdash; CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) <a href=”https://twitter.com/CBSEveningNews/status/525013278343581696″>October 22, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Bibeau is of Algerian descent.

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He’s believed to be a Canadian born in 1982. (32)

He is alleged to have shot down a Canadian Armed Forces soldier with a double barreled shot gun and was shot by Kevin Vickers who is being hailed a hero today for his bravery under fire.

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Photo : Facebook

Hamiltonian Cpl. Nathan Frank Cirillo identified as military reservist killed by Michael Zehaf Bibeau.

 

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