Ottawa shootings: latest updates

Oct 23, 2014 | News

By Ari Perlin-Bain, Jessica Laws, and Kathleen Jolly

Here’s everything you need to know in the unfolding coverage of the Ottawa shootings:

    • Mother of gunman said she is crying for the victims, not for her son.
    • Police say there was gunman acted alone.
    • Sergeant-at-Arms Michael Vickers receives massive standing ovation at House of Commons today.

  • A man has been arrested near the Prime Minister this morning when Harper was laying a wreath at Ottawa’s War Memorial. It’s unclear what the man’s intentions were.
  • Police say gunman acted alone.
  • Gunman identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32.
  • Cpl. Nathan Frank Cirillo, soldier guarding the War Memorial, has died after being murdered by gunman.
  • Sergeant-at-Arms shot and killed gunman at Parliament Hill