Man takes himself to hospital after shooting on Rideau Street

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(Ottawa) - The Ottawa Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting that occurred on Rideau Street.

On the 11th of September, 2016, at approximately 3:00 am, Central patrol officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 400 block of Rideau Street. Officers attended the area and located spent shell casings.

At approximately 5:00 am, Ottawa Hospital advised of a male that reported to hospital with a non-life threatening gunshot wound.

The investigation is ongoing and no other details can be released at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the 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.