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No suspects after woman shot in Overbrook, Ottawa police say

Ottawa police are still searching for suspects in a shooting that took place in Overbrook early Friday.
Ottawa police are still searching for suspects in a shooting that took place in Overbrook early Friday. Beatrice Britneff / Global News

A woman in her 40s was injured in a shooting in the early hours of Friday morning east of downtown Ottawa, police say.

The shooting happened shortly after 1:15 a.m. on Friday in the 200 block of Whitton Crescent in Overbrook, according to Ottawa police.

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The woman suffered gunshot wounds and was taken to hospital in critical condition, but her injuries were not considered life-threatening, police and paramedics said later Friday morning.

Police have no suspects and no one in custody in connection with the incident, spokesperson Const. Amy Gagnon said.

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The police department’s guns and gangs unit is investigating the shooting.

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