The suspect, a 20-year-old man, was arrested after the fact and charged with four counts of premeditated murder, police said.
Four members of a Muslim family were killed and one child was injured in the attack.In advanceA man was driving a pickup truck in southern Ontario, local police said Monday (June 7).
The suspect, a 20-year-old man, was arrested shortly after the incident and charged with four counts of premeditated murder on Monday. “There is evidence that this was a deliberate and deliberate act instigated by hatred. We believe they were targeted because the victims were MuslimsLondon police investigator Paul Waite said the attack took place on Sunday evening.
He gave some details of the investigation, but said police had examined the suspect’s social media posts, which were identified as Nathaniel Weldman. Local officials have been in contact with federal police and the attorney general to testify, Inspector Waite said.Possible allegations of terrorismAgainst the suspect.
At 8:40 a.m. Sunday (2:40 a.m. Monday in France), five members of the family were waiting to cross a crossroads, according to police.Climbed the sidewalk and struck them“The names of the victims have not been released, but they represent a 74-year-old woman, a 46-year-old man, a 44-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl, three generations of a family,” said London Mayor Ed Holder.Let it be clear, this is a massacre rooted in indescribable hatred against the Muslims, against the people of London.Said Ed Holder.
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