Update, 10/23 8:26 a.m. ET: Royal Canadian Mounted Police have confirmed to the CBC, that there was only ever one gunman in the Ottawa shooting.
RCMP confirm there was only ever one gunman in #Ottawa— CBC World Report (@CBCWorldReport) October 23, 2014
Update, 4:43 p.m. ET: Reuters is reporting based on sources familiar with the matter that Canadian police are investigating a man named Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as a possible suspect.
BREAKING: Canada police investigating Michael Zehaf-Bibeau as possible suspect in Ottawa shooting: source familiar with matter— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) October 22, 2014
Original story: A gunman who shot a Canadian soldier in Ottawa was chased by police into the center block of the Canadian Parliament, Reuters reports. More than 30 more shots were fired inside the building, an eyewitness told Reuters.
Ottawa police told the Associated Press they had a call at 9:52 a.m. Wednesday with a report of shots fired, and witnesses reported seeing a gunman running toward Parliament Hill, which is under lockdown.
Canadian police and tactical teams have converged on Parliament Hill. The wounded soldier was taken into an ambulance by medical personnel. According to the AFP, the solider has died.
Reuters reports that an Ottowa hospital has received three patients affected by the shooting incident. The hospital says two of the three are in stable condition.
The CBC confirmed via Canadian police that one shooter was shot and killed inside Parliament, but police have confirmed they are searching for multiple suspected shooters.
Soldier shot at war memorial being loaded into ambulance pic.twitter.com/uuKKCLUZsd— Jason Ho (@jason_nt_ho) October 22, 2014
LATEST: Ottawa police spokesman says they are searching for multiple suspects in shooting near Canada’s Parliament http://t.co/0GHqZuWpzG— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) October 22, 2014
Prime Minister Stephen Harper left the bulding safely. Reuters reports that more shots were fired inside the center block of parliament after members of parliament evacuated the area.
Ottawa police confirmed to the CBC that shots were fired at three locations: the war memorial, inside Centre Block and at the Rideau Centre shopping mall east of Parliament Hill.
RCMP advises if you are in downtown Ottawa "to stay away from windows and off roofs due to ongoing police incident. "— CTV News (@CTVNews) October 22, 2014
Raw footage from a Globe and Mail reporter shows scene inside Parliament building under lockdown.
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