Quebec City Mosque Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know – #2. One of the Suspects Is 27 With a ‘Québécois Name’ & the Other Is Moroccan
Quebec City Mosque Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
- .1. Witnesses Said Gunmen, Armed With an ‘AK-47,’ Opened Fire Upon About 40 Worshippers While Yelling ‘Allahu Akbar’
- 2. One of the Suspects Is 27 With a ‘Québécois Name’ & the Other Is Moroccan, Sources Say
- 3.One of the Suspects Called Police to Turn Himself in Because He Felt Guilty.
( Heavy ) Two suspects were taken into custody after the shooting, police told reporters at the scene.
Sources told TVA Nouvelles one of the suspects has a French name and is a Quebec native, while the other has a name of “Arab origin.”
According to La Presse, the second suspect is of Moroccan descent. It is not clear if he is originally from Morocco or if he was born in Canada.
A source told Radio-Canada both suspects are students at Université Laval, a French-language, public college in Quebec City. There are about 28,500 undergraduate students and 8,500 graduate students attending the school.