WATCH: Heroic Sergeant-at-Arms Gets Stirring Ovation in Parliament
The man who heroically stopped a gunman inside Canada's Parliament building received a rousing ovation from lawmakers, who were back in session this morning in Ottawa.
The House of Commons' Sergeant-at-Arms, Kevin Vickers, fatally shot a gunman who had infiltrated Parliament’s Centre Block after killing a soldier stationed at the National War Memorial.
Vickers had previously served as an officer in the RCMP.
Kevin Vickers moments after he shot the terrorist who stormed parliament ... Looks like Michael Caine playing 007. pic.twitter.com/sFWmWaIF0V
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) October 23, 2014
Watch the stirring round of applause above, followed by a moment of silence for the slain soldier, Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.