Gabriel Wortman

Nova Scotia RCMP now report 22 victims in weekend shooting

Apr 21, 2020 | 1:40pm

HALIFAX — The number of people who died in a rampage by a Halifax man impersonating an RCMP officer has risen to 23, including a 17-year-old, with bodies found in five Nova Scotia communities. © Provided by The Canadian Press A release Tuesday by the RCMP confirms the murders began in Portapique, on Cobequid Bay, and that when police arrived they discovered several casualties inside and outside […]

Probe into mass killing in Nova Scotia continues as names of victims emerge

Apr 20, 2020 | 2:24pm

Investigators say a killer’s use of a mock police cruiser and an RCMP uniform almost identical to the real thing helped him escape detection as he travelled between 16 crime scenes in a rampage that has left at least 19 dead in Nova Scotia. Chief Supt. Chris Leather told a news conference Monday that the […]

UPDATE – At least 19 now dead, in Nova Scotia shooting rampage

Apr 20, 2020 | 5:10am

UPDATE – At least 19 people, including a 23-year member of the RCMP and the suspected 51-year-old gunman are dead across Nova Scotia, after Canada’s deadliest mass shootings on record. The investigation is still in its early stages, but what we do know is that the horror began late Saturday night in the community of […]

UPDATE: More than 10 killed, including RCMP officer, in Nova Scotia shooting

Apr 19, 2020 | 11:11am

  A suspect in an active shooter investigation and an RCMP officer are dead after a lengthy police chase in Nova Scotia. The RCMP confirmed the suspect died Sunday at the Enfield, N.S., gas station about 35 kilometres northwest of downtown Halifax. The suspect was identified by the RCMP as 51-year-old Gabriel Wortman earlier Sunday. […]