Perp acted – “In the name of Allah” – Driver who hit 2 Canadian Forces members shot by police

From: Media Media <media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca>
Sent: Monday, October 20, 2014 7:17 PM
To: media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Subject: St-Jean-sur-Richelieu : RCMP Statement / Déclaration de la GRC

RCMP Statement Following the events at St-Jean-sur-Richelieu

This individual was known to Federal authorities including our Integrated National Security Investigations team in Montreal who along with other authorities were concerned that he had become radicalized.
Out of respect and deference to the ongoing Criminal investigation arising from today’s terrible events the RCMP will not comment further except to say that we are working with our law enforcement partners to ensure all avenues of investigation are pursued.

 

Update – note Google translate:  The author of this alleged attack, aged 24, was later killed by police after a police chase during which he called 911 to say he was “in the name of Allah,” according to our sources. According to sources from QMI Agency, he called Martin Rouleau Couture.

“We are closely monitoring the situation and make available all the resources of the federal government,” said the Prime Minister in the House of Commons.

According to our sources, the suspect in this case is already known intelligence for some time. His interest in terrorist organizations had worried his family to the point where one of his relatives had even called the police to inform them of the situation.

Asked by one of his own MPs at question period in Parliament whether he was a terrorist attack, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said the first reports on the matter are “very troubling.”

And here he is the now dead convertible Martin “Ahmad” Rouleau – h/t EarlyBird

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A Whack Job Convert – Ahmad Rouleau may be the perp – H/T Sanwin

The man who grabbed two soldiers in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu in a hit and qualified leak “possible terrorist attack” in Ottawa was the jihadist propaganda on social media and that his name was Martin “Ahmad” Roulea, a told La Presse . The individual was known to police …

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Some Knife! Video here – French
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No idea if it is terror motivated at this point – no perp description yet. More at La Presse

A slightly different account from the Montreal Gazette

A man in his 30s was shot dead by police in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu Monday morning after three pedestrians were hit by a car. Police say the man fled the scene of the accident when police arrived, was involved in a chase, lost control of his car and flipped it, got out of the car and ran at police with a knife.

It began just before noon, when three people were hit in the parking lot of a strip mall on Séminaire Blvd. and the suspect sped off. The regional police followed him and he lost control at the intersection of du Séminaire and de Carillon St.

When police caught up, the suspect climbed out of his car, a knife in his hand, and ran at them. Police opened fire and he died.

Of the three pedestrians hit, two were seriously hurt.

 

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