Man critical after city's 50th shooting of 2016

_ (press release) _

(Ottawa)- The Ottawa Police Service is investigating a shooting that occurred in the area of Byward and George St

at approximately 0300 hrs on the 2nd of October, 2016.

One 27 yr old

male victim was transported to hospital in critical condition and is receiving treatment for apparent gunshot wounds.

The matter is currently under investigation and there is no person

in custody at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext.5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.