Soldier and gunman killed in Canadian capital shootings
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP):
Police say a Canadian soldier who was shot as he stood guard at a war memorial in the country's capital has died.
Ottawa police spokesman Chuck Benoit says a suspected gunman also is dead.
Benoit said authorities believe there were three gunmen involved in three shootings this morning, all within less than a mile from each other in downtown Ottawa.
"Two others were being sought for on land," Benoit said.
The shootings happened at the war memorial, on Parliament Hill and at a nearby shopping mall.
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