RIP Nathan Cirillo, murdered in Ottawa shooting




Pamela Geller
Atlas Shrugs

“Nathan Cirillo, reservist from Hamilton, killed in Ottawa shooting,” CBC, October 22, 2014

Soldier at National War Memorial a member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Nathan Cirillo, 24, was shot and killed in Ottawa on Wednesday morning standing guard at the National War Memorial. (Instagram)

CBC News has confirmed the Ottawa shooting victim is Nathan Cirillo, 24, a reservist serving in Hamilton from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada regiment.

Ottawa police announced at a press conference Wednesday that the soldier shot while guarding the National War Memorial had died.​

“Our thoughts are with the member and the members of his family at this time,” said RCMP Assistant Commissioner Gilles Michaud at the press conference.

“Remember how one person’s life has been taken — from his family, from his friends, from the future that was supposed to be his,” said Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson…



The article continues at Atlas Shrugs.



Related:  Here’s Everything We Know About Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, the Gunman Identified in the Canada Shooting

…“I looked out the window and saw a shooter, a man dressed all in black with a kerchief over his nose and mouth and something over his head as well, holding a rifle and shooting an honor guard in front of the cenotaph point-blank, twice,” witness Tony Zobl told the Canadian Press news agency. “The honor guard dropped to the ground, and the shooter kind of raised his arms in triumph holding the rifle.”…



Ottawa shooting: gunfire exchanged inside parliament building (video)

Mobile phone footage from inside Ottawa’s Parliament Hill building shows police firing shots after reports of a gunman in the area. A soldier was shot and wounded at the city’s National War Memorial before reportedly driving to the parliament building. MPs and others remain inside as the area is placed on lockdown



‘Dead Canadian Soldier Mowed Down by Canadian Jihadi a Casualty of RCMP ‘Outreach’?’



Update: Security Team Ordered to Protect Congresswoman Bachmann From Islamic State Threats

…The U.S. Capitol Police Dignitary Protection Division was reportedly briefed on the specific threat to Bachmann, which reportedly came from members of the Islamic State terror group. Congresswoman Bachmann’s security team will be at her side until her retirement at the end of the current congressional session…



Update 2: From Canada, the Sun News Network and The Hamilton Sepctator have more.


Update 3: ‘Canada will never be intimidated,’ Harper says after shootings in Ottawa

…Harper said more information about the “terrorist” killed in Ottawa will surface in the coming days. CTV News has confirmed that the suspect in Wednesday’s attack is Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian citizen born in 1982.

“This week’s events are a grim reminder that Canada is not immune to the types of terrorist attacks we have seen elsewhere around the world,” the prime minister said.

“We are also reminded that attacks on our security personnel and on our institutions of governments are by their very nature attacks on our country, on our values, on our society, on us Canadians as a free and democratic people who embrace human dignity for all,” he said.

“But let there be no misunderstanding — we will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated.”…

Watch VIDEO: Canadian jihadists shout “Allahu Akbar” in Parliament shooting attack

Here again is a video-clip of a moment today when several shots are fired inside and outside the nation’s parliament in Ottawa, leaving one soldier dead. Listen carefully for “Allahu akbar” after minute .48 ….



CAJ note:  According to the New York Post of 10/23, Nathan Cirillo is the soldier on the left in this photo, taken just moments before his murder.


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