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Mass shooting in canada

A gunman disguised as a police officer went on a 12-hour rampage that left at least 18 people dead in Canada shooting people in their homes, setting fires and killing at least 18 people, including a policewoman, in the deadliest mass shooting in the country’s history.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers prepare to take the suspect into custody at a gas station in Enfield, Nova Scotia,


Officials said the suspect, identified as 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman, was also among the dead in the weekend attack. Police did not provide a motive for the killings.

police began advising residents overnight Saturday in the rural town of Portapique, about 60 miles north of Halifax, to lock their doors and stay in their basements.


Workers with the medical examiner's office remove a body from a gas bar in Enfield, Nova Scotia .


Several bodies were later found inside and outside one home on Portapique Beach Road, the street where the suspect lived, authorities said.


Bodies were also found at several other locations within about a 30-mile area from the neighborhood where the shootings began late Saturday, and authorities believe the shooter may have targeted his first victims but then began attacking random

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Enfield Gabriel Wortman Halifax Nova Scotia Portapique Beach Road

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