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Canada PM Calls Parliament Shooting a 'Terrorist' Act


MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- A gunman on Wednesday fatally shot a Canadian soldier in an attack near the Parliament that led to building lockdowns and the evacuation of the country's prime minister.The gunman, who was shot and killed inside the Parliament building, has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian national. The soldier who was killed was Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.Ottawa police first learned of the attacks after receiving multiple 911 calls at 9:52 a.m. about

Canada Shooting: Soldier, Suspect Dead In Parliament Attack


MICHEL COMTE/AFP/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- A gunman on Wednesday fatally shot a Canadian soldier in an attack near the Parliament that led to building lockdowns and the evacuation of the country's prime minister.The gunman, who was shot and killed inside the Parliament building, has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian national. The soldier who was killed was Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.Ottawa police first learned of the attacks after receiving multiple 911 calls at 9:52 a.m. about

Inside the Canadian Parliament as Gunfire Is Heard


Mike Carroccetto/Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- Greta Levy was lying on a polished hallway floor in the ornate Canadian Parliament building when she saw a man approaching with a gun. Moments later gunfire erupted.By the time Levy, the press secretary for Canada's New Democratic Party, was on the floor, a soldier at the country war memorial had already been fatally wounded and the Parliament was going into lockdown with government officials barricading themselves and hiding in offices.Levy was

Canada Shooting Hero Identified as Sgt. at Arms Kevin Vickers


Alex Boutilier/Toronto Star via Getty Images(OTTAWA, Ontario) -- Sgt. at Arms Kevin Vickers is being hailed a hero on Wednesday for shooting the gunman who ambushed the Parliament building in Ottawa.Lawmakers confirmed to ABC News that Vickers fired the fatal shot that killed the gunman, who has not been identified.Vickers, 58, is a former police officer who had worked for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for nearly three decades before he joined Canada's House of Commons as the head of securit

US Military Launches 18 Airstrikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq


Stocktrek Images/Thinkstock(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The U.S. military conducted 18 more airstrikes against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targets in Syria and Iraq on Tuesday and Wednesday.According to U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), six of the strikes were in Syria, near Kobani. They destroyed fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIS building and a logistical center.The remaining 12 airstrikes were in Iraq, near Mosul Dam. Those attacks destroyed a large ISIS unit, a mortar launching position,

Canada Shooting: Soldier Dead in Parliament Attack


iStock/Thinkstock(OTTOWA, Ontario) -- A Canadian soldier was killed Wednesday morning in shootings that forced police to lock down Parliament and hustle the country's prime minister to a safe location.Police are searching for two suspects after one was "dealt with," according to a spokesman for the Ottawa police. Officials later said that male suspect was killed.The gunfire prompted security force to take Prime Minister Stephen Harper to a "safe" place not at Parliament Hill, his spokesperson sa

Canada Shooting: Three Suspects Sought for Parliament Gunfire


iStock/Thinkstock(OTTOWA, Ontario) -- Heavily-armed police cleared Canada's Parliament building Wednesday and are searching for three suspects after a trio of shooting incidents near the Parliament left a soldier wounded. Gunfire was heard inside Parliament.One of the three suspects was "dealt with," according to a spokesman for the Ottawa Police.The gunfire prompted security force to hustle Prime Minister Stephen Harper to a "safe" place not at Parliament Hill, his spokesperson said. Harper's u

Canada Shooting: Parliament Building on Lockdown Amid Gunfire


iStock/Thinkstock(OTTOWA, Ontario) -- Heavily-armed police cleared Canada's Parliament building Wednesday and are still searching for more than one suspect after three shooting incidents near the Parliament left a soldier wounded. Gunfire was heard inside Parliament.The gunfire prompted security force to hustle Prime Minister Stephen Harper to a "safe" place not at Parliament Hill, his spokesperson said. Harper's usual office is in a building near the shooting site."The prime minister is safe an

Canada Shooting: Parliament Building on Lockdown Amid Shootings


iStock/Thinkstock(OTTOWA, Ontario) — Heavily-armed police cleared Canada's Parliament building Wednesday, searching for at least one gunman after three shooting incidents near the Parliament left a soldier wounded. Gunfire was heard inside Parliament.The gunfire prompted security force to hustle Prime Minister Stephen Harper to a safe place. His office is in a building near the shooting site.[WATCH LIVE COVERAGE FROM ABC NEWS]Ottawa Police said via Twitter the initial shooting took place a

Cops: Soldier Shot Near Canadian Parliament, Incident Ongoing


iStock/Thinkstock(OTTOWA, Ontario) — A suspect opened fire at a Canadian war memorial near Canada’s Parliament in Ottawa Wednesday, injuring a soldier and prompting local police to warn citizens to “stay away… due to [an] ongoing police incident.”[WATCH LIVE COVERAGE FROM ABC NEWS]Ottawa Police confirmed via Twitter a shooting took place at 9:52 a.m. Witnesses told Canada's CTV they saw a man with long hair carrying a rifle and heard four shots fired at the soldier

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