Ottawa shooting – level 1
This happens in Ottawa. Ottawa is a city in Canada. A man shoots a soldier. The soldier dies. The man then runs into the Parliament building.
Police get inside the building. The police and the man shoot at each other. The police shoot the man dead.
A series of shootings happened in Ottawa. Police look for the suspects.
Difficult words: at each other (the police shoot at the man and the man shoots at the police), shooting (a situation when somebody shoots at people), suspect (a person who is possibly a criminal).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
What do you think of this incident?
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