Another indication to suggest that this is a jihad terror attack. Nothing conclusive yet, however. “UPDATING: Gunman killed at Parliament Hill, other suspects sought,” by Blair Crawford, Ottawa Citizen, October 22, 2014:
A gunman has been shot and killed inside Parliament Hill’s Centre Block and police are swarming over downtown Ottawa hunting for other possible suspects after several shootings rocked Ottawa on Wednesday morning — including one at the War Memorial that wounded a soldier and another near the Rideau Centre mall.
The War Memorial shooting occurred just before 10 a.m., and the shooter then apparently drove to the gates of Parliament Hill and ran inside the buildings. A witness also reported that another man headed east, potentially in the direction of the Rideau Centre.
Witnesses said 30 to 50 shots were fired inside the Centre Block.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the leaders of the other political parties are all believed to be safe. The prime minister was taken away from Parliament to a secure place, officials said. The Hill was immediately locked down….
Local schools and the U.S. Embassy, which is near Parliament Hill, were also locked down….
Other witnesses described seeing the gunman carjack a vehicle. Others gave differing descriptions of the car. Police quickly surrounded a Toyota Corolla, which was parked on Wellington Street in front of the Parliament gates.
The suspect was described as 5-9 to 5-10, overweight and wearing a dark jacket. At least one witness said he wore an “Arabic scarf.”…