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Police looking for suspect in Rideau Street shooting

The incident happened the night before Christmas Eve.
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Suspect in a shooting on Rideau Street, Ottawa. Photo/ Ottawa Police Service

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a shooting on Rideau Street, near Mackenzie Avenue.

The incident happened at 10:18 p.m. on December 23. 

A 59-year-old man was found with serious but non-life threatening injuries.

The suspect is described as:

- Black man
- Average build
- Wearing a blue three-quarter-length winter jacket with a hood, blue jeans and light blue running shoes 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Central Criminal Investigation Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5166. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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