Canadian Parliament goes into lockdown after shots fired nearby

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

Mar 1, 2020, 6:51 pm*

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Patrick Howell O'Neill 

Patrick Howell O'Neill

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