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Canadian Parliament goes into lockdown after shots fired nearby

Witnesses livetweeted the entire event, which encompassed the nearby Ottowa war memorial.


Patrick Howell O'Neill


Posted on Oct 22, 2014   Updated on May 30, 2021, 8:54 am CDT

The Canadian Parliament in Ottawa was put on lockdown Wednesday morning after a soldier was shot at the nearby National War Memorial.

A Globe and Mail reporter captured this video of gunfire heard inside Parliament:

Live updates from reporters, witnesses, and others on the scene follow.

Photo via West Annex News/Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0)

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*First Published: Oct 22, 2014, 11:34 am CDT