Shots fired at War Memorial in Ottawa, says witness

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TORONTO – Gunshots were heard at the War Memorial in Ottawa Wednesday morning, with a man believed to be a soldier lying on the ground next to it.

There are reports of gunfire inside the halls of Parliament.

Police and ambulance are on the scene, and Parliament Hill is in lockdown.

Ottawa police confirmed they had a call at 9:52 a.m. with a report of shots fired.

Raw video: Emergency workers perform CPR after shots fired on Parliament Hill

VIDEO: Raw video: Emergency workers perform CPR after shots fired on Parliament Hill

Witnesses on the scene at the War Memorial said they were in shock; a number of them performed CPR on the victim.

The incident comes just two days after two Canadian soldiers were run over–and one of them killed–in Quebec by a man with terrorist-linked ideology.

#BREAKING Here is a photo from our office window of situation at war memorial. #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/dDg01S7SBi

— Shirlee Engel (@ShirleeEngel) October 22, 2014

BREAKING paramedics working on man lying next to war memorial #cdnpoli pic.twitter.com/eWkJALMoxF

— Shirlee Engel (@ShirleeEngel) October 22, 2014

Witnesses say the shooter got in a car and went towards the Hill #cdnpoli #ottnews

— Vassy Kapelos (@VassyKapelos) October 22, …read more

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Shots fired at War Memorial in Ottawa, says witness