Quebec. A man armed with a sword killed two people and injured five others on Halloween in the Canadian city of Quebec. As reported by local media, the attacker was dressed in a medieval dress, citing the police. Police spokesman iestienne Doyon said the twentieth was arrested Sunday night and taken to the hospital. Nothing is known about Motif yet.
The attack occurred late Saturday (local time) in Old Quebec near the National Assembly and a luxury hotel. Police called on residents not to leave their homes. The suspect was eventually found near the port. According to information from the newspaper “Le Soleil”, he wore fully black clothes and also wore a black mask. He was hypothermic and allowed himself to be arrested without resistance. Police found petrol cans in his car.
Puzzle about motive
Doyon said he is currently unable to say whether the perpetrator knew the police or other suspects. Police said on Twitter that, according to preliminary information, there was nothing to explain that the suspect had acted for other than personal reasons.
Investigators did not provide any details about the victims. “Our thoughts are with the families of those who died,” Doyon said. The injured were in hospital, there was no risk of life from their injuries. Largely French speaking Quebec is located in eastern Canada and is the capital of the province of the same name.