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Ottawa police investigating shooting on Ritchie Street

The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit is investigating a shooting that occurred early Thursday morning and sent one man to hospital.
The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit is investigating a shooting that occurred early Thursday morning and sent one man to hospital. Ottawa Police Service

The Ottawa Police Service says it is investigating a shooting that sent a man to hospital early Thursday morning in the Bayshore area.

Ottawa police say they responded to several calls of gunshots in the 100 block of Ritchie Street at around 12:40 a.m.

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Police found an 18-year-old man who had suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

He was transported to hospital by Ottawa paramedics.

Police say no arrests have been made in the incident and the guns and gangs unit continues to investigate.

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Police are asking anyone with information on the incident to call the guns and gangs unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5050.

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Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or to crimestoppers.ca.

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