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Police have confirmed that they are now investigating "several shooting incidents" Wednesday in downtown Ottawa, Canada after at least one person was injured when shots were fired inside Canadian Parliament.
A Globe and Mail newspaper reporter captured the incredible moment when shots were fired Wednesday morning inside the Centre Block of Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Canada, where the main legislative building is located.
A spokesman for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper tweeted Wednesday morning that Harper was safe and had left Parliament Hill in Ottawa, where at least one person was injured after multiple shots were fired inside the main legislative building.