Posted: 23 October, 2014
by Web Guy Oscar
Parliament Under Siege
Up to 40 Shots Fired by Gunman in Canadian Shooting
The Canadian Capital of Ottawa is in lockdown after a soldier was shot dead at the National War Memorial while 2 other people are in hospital with gunshot wounds.
A male gunman has also died after storming Parliament Hill, police say the situation is ongoing and there's talk they could be searching for up to three other people involved.
Dozens of surrounding buildings have been placed into lockdown. Authorities have told residents to close their doors and not let anybody in until they rule the area safe.
"One shooting victim succumbed to injuries. He was a member of the Canadian forces. Our thoughts and prayers are with his loved ones," the Ottawa Police and Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.
DRAMATIC: Footage of Gun Battle Inside Canadian Parliament Building 10/22/2014
So far no-one has come forward to claim responsibility.