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Shooter in deadly Quebec mosque attack pleads guilty

Alexandre Bissonnette pleaded guilty for last year's deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque that killed six worshipers.

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Alexandre Bissonnette arrives at court in Quebec City in February 2017 [Mathieu Belanger/Reuters]

Montreal, Quebec – Canadian man who stormed a Quebec City mosque last year and shot and killed six Muslim worshipers has pleaded guilty to the charges against him.

Alexandre Bissonnette, 28, had pleaded not guilty previously this week, but formally changed that plea in a Quebec City courtroom on Wednesday.

“I’m ashamed of what I did,” Bissonnette said in court as he read a written statement, Canadian media reported.

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