RCMP have revealed dramatic security video footage from Parliament Hill showing the moments after a gunman fatally shot a soldier from behind at the National War Memorial and then stormed Centre Block carrying a high-powered firearm.
There was spirit of gratitude and camaraderie as members of Parliament returned to work in the House of Commons Thursday, one day after a lone gunman killed a reservist and stormed Centre Block, sparking an hours-long lockdown.
The man shot dead on Parliament Hill after killing a Canadian reservist at the National War Memorial had a 'very developed' criminality, but did not set off any alarm bells when it came to national security, the RCMP said Thursday.
Members of Parliament dove for cover and barricaded themselves behind tables and chairs as gunfire shattered the peace of their weekly routine caucus meetings Wednesday morning when a gunman stormed Parliament Hill.
Police arrested a man in Halifax and recovered a firearm on a nearby public transit bus Thursday after receiving a report of someone carrying what appeared to be a rifle wrapped in fabric in the city's downtown.