Canada shooter toured parliament weeks ahead of attack: reports

November 14, 2014 2:18 PM

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TORONTO (Reuters) - A man who shot and killed a Canadian soldier in October before storming the country's parliament with a rifle, had taken a public tour of the building weeks before the attack, local media reported, citing unnamed sources.

Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a convert to Islam who struggled with drug addiction, was shot dead near a room where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking. Police have said Zehaf-Bibeau made a video of himself beforehand, which suggested he was driven by ideological and political motives.

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