nova Scotia shooting victims

This is what's known about the victims of the mass shooting in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia experienced a horrific tragedy over the weekend when 19 (and possibly more) people in Portapique were gunned down by a man disguised as an RCMP officer in what is now the deadliest attack in Canada's history.

It wasn't long after news broke that the world knew the name of Constable Heidi Stevenson, a 23-year RCMP veteran and mother of two. She died while responding to the shooting.

A member of the Nova Scotia Teachers Union (NSTU) Lisa McCully was also a victim.

Nova Scotia shooting victims

Lisa McCully. Image via Facebook.

Victorian Order of Nurses (VON Canada) has confirmed that two of its employees, Heather O’Brien and Kristen Beaton, are among the dead.

Nova Scotia shooting victims

Kristen Beaton. Image via Facebook.

Heather O'Brian's daughter, Darcy Dobson, posted a message to Facebook, also confirming O'Brian to be among the victims.

Nova Scotia shooting victims

Heather O'Brian. Image via Facebook.

Emily Tuck, Jolene Oliver and Aaron (Friar) Tuck were all found dead in their home, having been killed overnight Saturday to Sunday.

Nova Scotia shooting victims

Emily Tuck, Jolene Oliver and Aaron (Friar) Truck. Image via Facebook.

Portapique couple Greg and Jamie Blair were also among those killed.

Another couple, Sam McLeod and Alanna Jenkins, both correctional officers, are also confirmed to have died.

Denturist Gina Goulet, resident Lillian Hyslop, retired firefighter Tom Bagley and Corrie Ellison of the Debert area are also among the dead.

The identities of more victims are expected to be confirmed as the story develops.

Lead photo by

Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Nova Scotia


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