Police investigating ByWard Market shooting

OPS are investigating an early morning shooting that happened in the city’s downtown core.

Police say they responded to a shooting in the 100 block of George Street at around 3 a.m. on Monday. A victim was found with gunshot wounds and brought to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

This is the second shooting within the city in less than a week.

Police are also investigating a shooting in the city’s east end that happened around 9 p.m. on Saturday in the 2000 block of St. Joseph boulevard.

Officers say they found a victim at the scene with critical but not life-threatening bullet wounds.

Emergency crews brought the victim to hospital.

Police say they found casings nearby and witnesses reported seeing a vehicle speeding away from the scene.

OPS are asking anyone with information or videos of either of these incidents to call the Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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