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1 man killed, another injured in Lowertown shooting: Ottawa police

Ottawa police say they're investigating the city's 13th homicide of the year after a shooting Tuesday night in Lowertown. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

Two men were shot, one fatally, Tuesday night in the Lowertown area, according to Ottawa police.

Police said shots were heard in the 300 block of Murray Street around 8:20 p.m.

Two 18-year-old men were found injured and both were taken to hospital.

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One man succumbed to his injuries Wednesday morning, police said. The second victim was listed in non-life-threatening condition and was later released from hospital.

The deceased was identified Wednesday evening as Creflo Tansia.

Anyone who might have information about the shooting is asked to call police at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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The shooting death is Ottawa’s 13th homicide of the year.

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