Breaking News Soldier Killed in Ottawa by Terrorists - Please Pray - #Ottawashooting
Cpl. Nathan Cirillo — a 24-year-old reservist from Hamilton — has died from gunshot wounds in a Terrorist attack on October 22, 2014 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
The gunman was killed and has been identified as Canadian-born Michael Zehaf-Bibeau. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper called the attacker a "terrorist."
There have been other Terrorist attacks in recent days when another soldier was run over in a car. The attack at Parliament and the National War Memorial Wednesday, left Cirillo dead, was the second this week. He leaves behind a young son. On Monday, a man Canadian who police said was a "radicalized" Muslim hit two soldiers with a car in Quebec, killing one of them. Police later killed the man.
Passports for the men in both attacks had been confiscated. The alleged gunman was born Michael Joseph Hall in Canada in 1982, and changed his name to Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, The Victim, Nathan Cirillo was a Canadian army reservist was part of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, a reserve unit of the Canadian army. while he stood guard at Canada's National War Memorial. Kevin Vickers, sergeant-at-arms of Canada's House of Commons, is credited with bringing down the gunman. Shortly after the shooting at the memorial, the gunman entered the nearby building on Parliament Hill and was killed