Early morning shooting sends 1 to hospital, says Ottawa police

Ottawa police say that a person is in stable condition in hospital after a shooting on Saturday morning east of the downtown core.

OPS says officers responded to the 100 block of Besserer Street at 2:36 a.m. on Saturday to a disturbance call.

Police arrived on scene and found one person suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to hospital and is listed in stable condition.


As of 9 a.m., officers were on scene as the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5050 or send an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at http://crimestoppers.ca