16 killed in Canada shooting rampage

first_imgAmong the victims was a veteran femaleconstable with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, which also handles municipaland provincial law enforcement in the province. OTTAWA – A gunman who drove a mock-uppolice car killed at least 16 people including a female constable in a shootingrampage across Nova Scotia, Canadian federal police said Sunday, the worst caseof its kind in the country’s history. The shooter, identified as GabrielWortman, 51, was shot dead by officers after a 12-hour manhunt across theeastern province ended Sunday morning. Members of a Royal Canadian Mounted Police tactical unit confer after a suspect in a deadly shooting rampage was neutralized at the Big Stop near Elmsdale, Nova Scotiam, Canada. AFP Police said the suspect had been on therun since Saturday night, when officers were alerted to shots fired in the townof Portapique, around 100 kilometers (60 miles) from Halifax. (AFP)last_img

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