Monday, April 20, 2020

#BreakingNews RIP to 17 People Killed in Mass Shooting in Nova Scotia, Canada - Including RCMP officer who had 2 Children -

Nova Scotia, Canada has seen the death of 19 (latest update - includes attacker) people during a mass shooting.
This Post will be Updated as more News emerges from the number of Victims from the RCMP.
 The mass killing Victims include a 23-year female veteran of RCMP and 'a passionate teacher' from Debert Elementary School.  Const. Heidi Stevenson, pictured above, is seen in a photo posted to the Nova Scotia RCMP's Twitter account. Police confirmed on Sunday that Stevenson was killed after a man went on a shooting spree across northern Nova Scotia in one of the deadliest killing sprees in Canadian history. According to CBC News, an elementary school teacher and an RCMP officer have been identified as among at least 18 victims who died in this weekend's shooting spree in rural Nova Scotia, one of the worst mass killings in Canadian history. Lisa McCully was a teacher at Debert Elementary School in Debert, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union said late Sunday.

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 Const. Heidi Stevenson was identified Sunday by the RCMP as the officer killed while responding to the call about an active shooter. She was a 23-year member of the RCMP and mother of two children, one in Grade 6 the other in Grade 8.
 The RCMP said all the victims appear to have been killed by 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman, a denturist, (pictured left) who at one point wore a police uniform and drove a mock-up police cruiser as he went on a rampage throughout a part of rural Nova Scotia. The first reports of an active shooter came late Saturday from Portapique, a community about 40 kilometres west of Truro. Police said Sunday night the suspected shooter was killed after being intercepted by officers in Enfield, N.S.
Heidi Stevenson is being remembered as a good neighbour, colleague and friend by Staff Sgt. Scott MacDonald with the Halifax Regional Police.
Another RCMP officer was injured while responding to the call. He is recovering in hospital.A sign of condolence was posted Sunday on a Portapique telephone pole by Dave Brown, who lives in the community. Between images of two broken hearts was the message: "Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the community." "It's still unbelievable," he said.
(Edited from CBC News)
Please pray for the victims of this terrible tragedy....

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