Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers honored in Canadian parliament
10:35am EDT - 01:12
As Canadian parliament resumes, Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers receives a standing ovation for reportedly shooting a gunman who opened fire in Ottawa's main parliament building. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION)
Canadian Parliament resumed, Thursday (October 23) with Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers receiving a standing ovation for reportedly shooting the suspected gunman in Wednesday's attack.
Vickers held back tears as Members of Parliament honored him. A moment of silence followed, as well as the singing of the national anthem.
A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday (October 22), with gunfire erupting near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was fatally shot at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital.
The gunman in the parliament building was shot dead, reportedly by Vickers, and Harper was safely removed from the building.
Witness accounts indicated the man who shot dead the soldier guarding the National War Memorial in central Ottawa, went on to attack the parliament building minutes later. Canadian police said however they could not "at this point" confirm it was the same person.
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