(UPDATE 31 RCMP Press Conference Parliament 10-22-2014 MC)

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson says today is a sad and tragic day in our nation’s capital.  Watson is extending condolences to the family of the fallen Canadian soldier.  He says there’s no pain as great as losing a loved one.  R-C-M-P says it is early to say, but today’s events took them by surprise.  Further investigation is needed.  There is in still an active investigation in place.  Police are in the process of clearing and methodically searching the area surrounding Parliament Hill.  Police and the R-C-M-P are not confirming whether or not they are still looking for another suspect.