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2 men injured after Tuesday morning shooting in south Ottawa: police

Police said two men were shot on Tuesday morning in the south end of Ottawa. Nick Westoll / File / Global News

Two men received non-life-threatening injuries after a shooting in the south end of Ottawa on Tuesday morning, according to police.

The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit said it responded to a shooting at 5:05 a.m. near the intersection of Hunt Club Road and Paul Anka Drive. Shots were fired at a vehicle in the area, police said.

Police said two passengers of the targeted car, both men in their 20s, were taken to hospital while a suspect was seen fleeing westbound on Hunt Club in a blue Honda Civic.

Roads in the area were closed during much of the morning commute but were reopened shortly after 9 a.m.

Police are asking any witnesses or anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident to call 613-236-1222 ext. 5050.

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