A large 62-year-old man (shown at top) wearing a black balaclava, black shirt, glasses, shorts, and what was described as a blue bathrobe or housecoat was arrested. The suspect reportedly spoke French with an accent. His two firearms were seized. (On Tuesday, he was named as Richard Henry Bain.)
This shooting was taken seriously by the security units protecting Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois.
Nevertheless, she struck a tougher stance towards the rest of Canada, hinting of the future struggle for separation on the horizon.
"As a nation, we want to take ourselves the decisions that affect us. We want a country. And we'll have it."