One man has been arrested after Ottawa police responded to a possible shooting in the downtown area.
At about 6 a.m. on Wednesday, two witnesses heard gunshots and one witness saw a man take out a gun out of a bag and fire it in the area of Bank Street and Slater Street.
Officers located and arrested the suspect without incident.
A starter pistol and ammunition was seized.
A similar incident involving the same suspect happened on November 26.
Pascal Ouimet, 42, of no fixed address, was charged with:
- possession weapon dangerous to public peace
He was scheduled to appear in court today.
The investigation is ongoing.