Thirty-nine people escaped the mosque without injuries.
Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard called the shooting an act of terrorism. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the shooting as a "terrorist attack on Muslims in a centre of worship and refuge." "Muslim-Canadians are an important part of our national fabric, and these senseless acts have no place in our communities, cities and country," said Trudeau in a statement.
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A message on the Facebook page of the mosque's administration said: "Thank you for the hundreds of compassionate messages coming from everywhere." Politicians and community leaders will attend a vigil in Quebec City on Monday evening.