MP Diane Finley's constituency office in downtown Simcoe was closed following an attack on Parliament Hill ion Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2014. (DANIEL R. PEARCE Simcoe Reformer)

Finley safe, says spokesperson

Local MP Diane Finley is safe after multiple gunmen attacked the Parliament buildings in Ottawa Wednesday morning, says her spokesperson.

Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is pictured in the Senate chamber on Parliament Hill in Ottawa in this file photo from June 3, 2011. According to Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, Vickers shot dead one of the suspects in the Oct. 22, 2014 shooting incident on Parliament Hill. (Reuters)

Meet the hero who shot down Hill gunman

He’s being called a hero for shooting a rampaging gunman dead on Parliament Hill — and it may mark the first time Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers has ever fired a gun in the line of duty.

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