Ottawa, Canada – Active situation ongoing Ottawa residents are told to barricade themselves inside their homes and workplaces. The entire city of Ottawa, Canada is on LOCKDOWN.
Authorities have told all residents to shelter in place.
One member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in the Canadian Royal Forces is dead of gunshot wounds. We are being told that a gunman went to the war memorial shot and killed the soldier then left on foot and walked to Parliament.
This is an ongoing operation. There are as many as three shooters yet to be located, This situation is ongoing and is thought to be due to ISIS Islamic Jihad violence.
It is believed that there is also a second or third shooter and that ISIS is behind the ongoing terror. According to authorities there is a spike in the terror related chatter being monitored in regards to ISIS planning attacks against Canada.
Locations in Ottawa Canada, The first suspected male shooter is now deceased.
- Parliment Building
- Chateau Laurier
- National War Memorial of Canada
One of the shooters has been sighted wearing blue pants holding a double barreled shotgun.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:45pm
(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police Service and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) responded to reports of shooting incidents this morning in the downtown area. Police can now confirm that incidents occurred at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill.
Contrary to earlier reports no incident occurred near the Rideau Centre.
One shooting victim succumbed to injuries. He was a member of the Canadian Forces. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his loved ones.
Next of kin notification is underway and as such, the victim’s identification will not be released.
One male suspect has also been confirmed deceased. There is no further update on injuries at this time.
This is an ongoing joint police operation and there is no one in custody at this time.
Ottawa residents are asked to stay away from the downtown area while the investigation continues. If you work in one of the downtown buildings, follow the instructions from the building management you are in.
A number of RCMP and Federal government buildings are also closed to the public; as is Ottawa City Hall and all Ottawa Police stations.
The Ottawa Police Service wants to speak to witnesses of today’s shooting incidents. Witnesses are to call Ottawa Police at 613-236-1222, ext 5493.
Those with tips regarding the shooting incidents, or those looking to report suspicious activity, can call 613-236-1222 or call 9-1-1.
Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477(TIPS), toll free at 1-800-222-8477 or by downloading the Ottawa Police iOS app.
We will keep you updated as new details come in. ~M. Katherine Orts honored to be pastor’s wife to David A. Orts reporting for USDefenseLeague.com “Pushing Back Tyranny With Truth” for the Glory of God and our Good USA #Pro-Israel