UPDATE 2:08 p.m.: Police said one victim, a member of the Canadian Forces who was shot at the National War Memorial, has died as a result of his injuries. One suspect is also confirmed dead, though police did not say if he was shot by law enforcement or died of a self-inflicted wound.
Police suggested they are still searching for a second suspect, describing the operation as "ongoing" and warning people to remain clear of the area.
Also, contradicting earlier reports, police said they determined shots were only fired at two locations — the memorial and Parliament. Police previously believed there had been a third shooting at a nearby shopping center.
UPDATE 12:10 p.m.: Police have confirmed that shots were fired at three separate locations in the same vicinity: The National War Memorial, Parliament Hill, and a shopping center. Police did not say whether different shooters were involved in each incident.
A police spokesperson said it was too early to determine if there were multiple shooters involved in the three incidents. However, the CBC reported that police killed one gunman inside Parliament and were searching for another suspect believed to still be on the loose.
ORIGINAL STORY: Canada's Parliament Hill was placed on lockdown Wednesday morning following a shooting in the area and amid unconfirmed reports of shots potentially fired inside the building as well.
A man believed to be a Canadian solider was shot near the National War Memorial, according to Ottawa authorities. The shooter then fled toward Parliament Hill, resulting in the lockdown.
There were then several shots fired inside Parliament, though it was not immediately clear whether police or the gunman fired them, according to the Globe and Mail's Josh Wingrove.
This is a developing story and we'll update as we know more.