Traffic reopens in Chinatown after shooting, no injuries reported: Ottawa police

Ottawa police are on scene in Chinatown Thursday morning after a shooting. No injuries have been reported. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Nathalie Madore

Ottawa police say two suspects fled on foot after shots were fired in Chinatown on Thursday morning.

Police said they were called to the area of Somerset Street West and Cambridge Street at 10:04 a.m. over reports of a shooting.

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Police said in a tweet that there are no injuries reported and that two men were seen running away.

Any witnesses are asked to call 613-236-1222 ext. 5050.

Police had initially closed off traffic in the area but reopened roads shortly before noon.

The OPS said in a statement to Global News on Thursday afternoon that police remain on scene and the investigation is ongoing.

The area, a block west of Bronson Avenue, was also the scene of a fatal stabbing two weeks earlier.

A 64-year-old man was killed and a 20-year-old man is facing charges in that incident.

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