We saw him get in a green car, drove up to Parliament, get up and go into the Centre Block, construction worker says.
Craig Oliver says Senate security is unarmed. "If that assailant had gone in the Senate door...he would not have been met by armed force." Auditor General asked for the Parliament and Senate security forces to be teamed up and armed.
Witness says he heard 10-15-20 shots "I cant remember."
Retired. Col says this appears to be a planned attack. Takes time to run from War Memorial to Centre Block
He says 'good, solid police work' will take time to sweep Parliament Hill, make sure there is no 2nd suspect there.
Laurie Graham reporting that buses are beginning to run, people leaving some buildings.
For the most part, people are moving again. But security is still very tight.
NDP MP Charlie Angus - "We've never done this. We've just heard stories from Columbine."
"There was a whole series of rapid gun fire." -Angus, adding that he heard 2 batches of gunfire on other side of door
Liberal Statement: “The sympathies and prayers of the Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada, Justin Trudeau, and the Liberal Caucus are with the families of those who have been victimized by these heinous acts of violence in our National Capital.
Craig Oliver say she thinks the shootings today and in Quebec on Monday represents an 'end of innocence' for Canada when it comes to terror.
Breaking: Two U.S. sources identifying shooter as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau
CTV News can now confirm the identity of the shooter is Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.
Lockdown has been reinstated at government buildings around the hill #ottawashooting
We're expecting an update from PM Harper at 19:45 p.m - and we'll have the live video here.
House of Commons security statement: • Lock downs are still in place in the Parliamentary Precinct and in other buildings occupied by the House of Commons in the downtown core.
• The House of Commons’ top priority at this time is ensuring the safety of Members, their staff, House of Commons employees and visitors to the Hill.
• As this is an ongoing investigation, no further information can be provided at this time.
Thoughts and prayers with Cp. Cirillo's family.
In the days to come, we'll learn more about the terrorist and any accomplices he may have. But this is a 'grim reminder' that Canada is not immune to grim terror attacks - PMSH
Canada will never be intimidated - Harper.