Video from site of memorial shooting
CNN's Noah Gray spoke with Matthew Millar, Parliamentary bureau chief, Vancouver Observer.
He was inside and above where the memorial shooting took place. He has evacuated and is currently sheltering. He tweeted vines and gave CNN permission to use.
Earlier today there was an attack at the National War Memorial and on Parliament Hill.Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those who were attacked.The Prime Minister is safe and not on Parliament Hill and being briefed by security officials.The police continue to do their important work and we are still gathering the facts.The Prime Minister will make a statement later today. Details to follow later.
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Parliament Hill security was at a "medium level," as it has been for the past few years, Michaud said at a press briefing moments ago.
Michaud said it was too early to know the motive in today's attacks.
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"I was locking my bike up, and I heard four shots," said Henderson, a journalist who reports on the telecom market.
He looked toward the memorial's soaring granite arch and saw a fallen soldier, in ceremonial uniform with white gloves. The soldier had been standing guard at the monument with a second soldier.
"I saw one of the soldiers laying on the ground," Henderson said.
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