Peterborough Police Issue Special Letter To Public From Chief Murray Rodd Regarding Shooting In Ottawa

UPDATE No. 2: The soldier killed has been identified as Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. R.I.P.

UPDATE: Tragic news, the soldier shot on Parliament Hill has died...

A just released media release from police regarding the shootings in Ottawa today...

"The Peterborough Lakefield Community Police Service is aware of the current situation unfolding in Ottawa.
Our officers are trained and ready to be deployed at a moment’s notice to any given emergency situation. Our Service also has an Emergency Response Team to provide a heightened level of response depending on the situation.
We have plans regarding events such as these, the details of which are confidential.
We want to ensure our community and the citizens that we serve that we are ready to deal with emergency situations as they occur.
We work closely with our colleagues provincially, nationally and internationally with respect to sharing of information and matters of intelligence and potential threats to national interest.
At this time, no threat to public safety in Peterborough has been identified. However, citizens should always remain vigilant when it comes to their personal safety.
As with any situation, concerned citizens should contact their local police service and describe the activities or behaviours that they are witnessing.
We remain vigilant at all times.
Chief Murray Rodd"


UPDATED: Here is video from the shooting in the Parliament Building..

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