|A street being cordoned off in Ottawa this morning.|
I don't picture Canada as a hot spot for this kind of crime or even possibly a terror attack, but these things can happen anywhere, unfortunately.
People in Ottawa near Parliament Hill have been told to stay off the streets and away from windows.
This is just two days after a soldier in Quebec was killed and another injured in a hit and run incident that the government says was a terror attack perpetrated by a jerk who had embraced radical Islam.
Here's a scary video, taken by a Globe and Mail reporter, of an exchange of gunfire in the Parliament building: