In 2017, a man entered the Quebec mosque and killed about 6 people. Later, the shooter was caught and sentenced to life imprisonment, but he has the opportunity to leave the prison early, but not earlier than 40 years from now. After an investigation, Alexandre Bissonnette, 29, told about these killings and pleaded guilty. The man was charged with 6 first-degree murders as well as attempted murder. Eyewitnesses said that Bissonnette visited the mosque during the evening prayers and began shooting at children, women and men.
Bissonnette made 6 accurate shots. During the court hearing, prosecutors said that the murder was carried out on the basis of hatred.
"Alexandre Bissonnette has shown hatred towards migrants from Muslim countries," the judge said in CNN interview.
Assessing the severity of the attack, Bissonnette was sentenced to 150 years in prison. But a man can be granted parole at least in 40 years from now. The defense insists on the possibility of conditional release in 25-30 years. Investigators also stated that the man was an active user of social networks, where he was looking for information about serial killers.
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