At 8:02 AM, Nova Scotia RCMP Tweeted that they were responding to an “active shooter situation” in Portapique. Five minutes later, they told other police forces they were searching for Gabriel Wortman, who was wanted for homicide and considered armed and dangerous. The police bulletin said he may be driving a fully marked RCMP cruiser and “could be anywhere in the province.”
But the public did not get that information until hours later. And in the meantime, Wortman’s killing spree continued.
In this episode, we meet four more victims whose lives were taken that morning before police warned people that he was driving a mock RCMP cruiser. Some of their families say an emergency alert would have saved their lives.
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