Again: this might not be jihad. It may have nothing to do with jihad. But given the Islamic State’s threats of attacks in the West and particularly against soldiers, jihad cannot be discounted as a possibility.
“Gunfire on Parliament Hill; Canadian soldier shot at War Memorial,” Yahoo Canada News, October 22, 2014:
A uniformed Canadian soldier has been shot at the War Memorial in Ottawa, and gunfire has also broken out inside the Parliament buildings
CPR was performed on the soldier and he has been transported to hospital by ambulance.
Police have told reporters that the suspect, reportedly carrying a “large weapon,” possibly a shotgun or rifle, is still on the loose, and the parliament buildings are on lockdown. Prime Minister is safe and “off the hill.”
The situation is still developing. Updates will follow.