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Shooting Hero Honored by Canada's Parliament

Image: Canada's Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is applauded in the House of Commons in Ottawa
Canada's Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers is applauded in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 23, 2014. Vickers shot a gunman during an attack on the Parliament Buildings on October 22. CHRIS WATTIE / Reuters

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Canada's Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers stands as he is applauded in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Thursday. Vickers was hailed as a hero for shooting the gunman during an attack on the Parliament the day before.

The 58-year-old killed the suspect and then returned to guard lawmakers from possible other suspects, said Member of Parliament Paul Dewar.

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