Ottawa Police are continuing to investigate of a multiple shooting incident that occurred on the 400 block of Gilmour Street this morning at about 7:30am. Police were called to the scene after reports of multiple gun shots. Once on scene officers found several people injured. At this time, three people have been transported to hospital with serious injuries and one person has been confirmed deceased. Police continue to seek a suspect in this shooting. The scene at Gilmour Street has been secured by police. This is not considered an active shooter situation, but the suspect remains at large and is not in custody. Gilmour Street remains closed between Kent and Lyon while the investigation is ongoing.
Major Crime has taken carriage of this investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.
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Police are responding to a shooting in the 400 block of Gilmour Street. Many injuries reported. A coordinated response is underway. Please avoid the area. Updates to follow. #ottnews https://t.co/rC9O7qGLAB
— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) January 8, 2020