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Attempted murder suspect wanted in 2015 shooting arrested by Ottawa police

The Ottawa Police Service headquarters at 474 Elgin Street. Screenshot / Google Maps

Ottawa police say they’ve arrested a suspect wanted since 2015 in an attempted murder investigation.

They say the man is accused of carrying out a shooting on a major thoroughfare in the city.

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Police say they took the man into custody on Saturday while making arrests in an unrelated drug investigation in the western part of the city.

The 33-year-old is now facing one count of attempted murder related to the previous shooting.

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Two other Ottawa men arrested with him are now facing multiple drug-related charges.

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Police say they also seized fentanyl, cocaine, pills and a firearm as part of the Saturday arrest.

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