Quebec Mosque Shooting/Terrorist Attack

  • Sainte-Foy, Quebec City suspect Alexandre Bissonnette entered the Islamic Cultural Centre of Quebec City (mosque) committed mass shooting
  • The suspect was 27 years old
  • 6 people killed, 19 injured in the attack
  • Weapons used in mass shooting: semi-automatic rifle and 9mm semi-automatic pistol
  • Mass shooting attacked was condemned as an act of terrorism by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
  • Suspects motivation for attack hatred of Muslims, and “scared” of Canada’s openness with
    regards to immigration. Fear that immigrants are taking jobs, thought that his actions at
    the Mosque were going to “stop a terrorist attack”

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/montreal/quebec-city-mosque-gun-shots-1.3957686

https://globalnews.ca/news/3216566/quebec-city-mosque-shooting-why-theres-almost-never-a-second-shooter/

https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/30/americas/quebec-mosque-shooting/index.html