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Maps: The events in the Ottawa shooting

Parliament Hill, the location of the shooting that took place on Oct. 22.
Parliament Hill where a soldier was shot and killed on Oct. 22. . Google Maps

TORONTO – Parts of Ottawa were still under lockdown Wednesday afternoon after a soldier was shot while guarding the War Memorial near Parliament Hill.

WATCH: Raw video – Ottawa in chaos

The events started at 9:52 a.m. when police received “numerous calls” about a shooting at the War Memorial. Witnesses reported seeing the gunman get into a car and head toward the Parliament Buildings.

READ MORE: No plans to arm guards at Queen’s Park after Ottawa shooting

Soon afterwards, police descended on the area, closing off many streets. Traffic cameras showed empty streets leading up the immediate area.

GALLERY: The Ottawa shooting

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Police clear the area outside the Chateau Laurier as they search for suspect following War Memorial shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Anna Mehler Paperny / Global News
Police officers patrol with weapons drawn in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014.
Police officers patrol with weapons drawn in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Police secure an area around Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014.
Police secure an area around Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Police secure an area around Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014.
Police secure an area around Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday Oct.22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
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Police clear the area outside the Chateau Laurier as they search for suspect following War Memorial shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Anna Mehler Paperny / Global News
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Police clear the area outside the Chateau Laurier as they search for suspect following War Memorial shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014. Anna Mehler Paperny / Global News
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In front of Parliament, it was another story. Dozens of police cars were seen, shouts of armed officers to media and those in the area rang out. The whole event took place in a radius of less than a kilometre.

Then, around 9:55 a.m., a journalist captured stunning video of shots ringing inside Parliament. The hallways reverberated with sounds of shouts from officers before the shots were fired.

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