Probable Terrorist Shooting in Ottawa – One Gunman Killed, One Soldier Killed

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Ottawa, Canada, there has been a shooting at The National War Memorial which reportedly resulted in the death of one soldier at that location.

The shooter was seen running/driving to Parliament where RCMP and other police responded with a report that the Parliament’s Sergent of Arms was able to take down the shooter.

There are ongoing reports of multiple additional incidents in the area but those are not confirmed.

Canada’s current Sergeant-at-Arms is Kevin Vickers, a former RCMP officer of many years service.

At the time this story is filed, this is an ongoing incident.

See the UPDATE: Ottawa Shooting Update – Police Press Conference at 2:17 Eastern Time

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