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Gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, who reportedly recently converted to Islam, fatally shot Corporal Nathan Cirillo, a 24-year-old father, as he stood guard at the War Memorial on Wednesday morning.
Zehaf-Bibeau then ran inside the Parliament, where he opened fire before he was shot dead by the House of Commons Sergeant-at-Arms.
Zehaf-Bibeau was born in Quebec as Michael Joseph Hall but recently converted to Islam,CBS reported. His attack comes just two days after another Canadian soldier was killed in Quebec by a man with jihadist sympathies.
Authorities initially said they believed 'two or three' gunmen were responsible for the attack in Ottawa on Wednesday, but at an afternoon press conference, Chief of Police Charles Bordeleau would not confirm whether or not they are still searching for other shooters. (Continue Reading.)
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Muslim Convert Michael Zehaf-Bibeau Identified as Canadian Parliament Shooter
We'll need to wait for an investigation to get accurate details, but several news sources are identifying the Canadian Parliament shooter as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian convert to Islam. An Islamic State Twitter page released a photo, which supposedly shows Zehaf-Bibeau in jihadist attire.