Latvia expresses condolences to families of victims of shooting in Canada

  • 2020-04-20
  • LETA/TBT Staff

RIGA - Latvia is expressing condolences to the families of victims of shooting in Canada, said Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) in his Twitter post.

He said that the murder rampage in the Novo Scotia province is shocking. "At this difficult time Latvia expresses deep condolences to our Canadian friends and allies, families of the victims, and we wish speedy recovery to the injured," Rinkevics said.

A gunman killed at least 12 people, including one Mountie, during a weekend shooting rampage in small-town Nova Scotia, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

The suspected gunman has been identified as Gabriel Wortman, 51. He has been located and has deceased.