Quebec City mosque shooter Alexandre Bissonnette says he’s ashamed of his ‘senseless act’

Source: CBC News

28-year-old changes plea to guilty, saying he wants to spare survivors and families further anguish

Alexandre Bissonnette, seen here in October 2017, pleaded guilty to six counts of first-degree murder and six counts of attempted murder in connection with the Jan. 29, 2017 shooting. (Mathieu Belanger/Canadian Press)

Alexandre Bissonnette, the man who stormed a Quebec City mosque in January 2017, killing six and critically injuring five, changed his plea to guilty Wednesday saying he is deeply sorry for the pain he caused and is ashamed of his actions.

Reading from a written statement, the 28-year-old addressed a Quebec City courtroom filled with the victim’s families, survivors and their supporters Wednesday.

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