No injuries reported after shooting in Chinatown
Police investigate a mid-morning shooting in Ottawa's Chinatown neighbourhood on May 6, 2021. (Jim O'Grady/CTV News Ottawa)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa police are investigating a mid-morning shooting in Ottawa's Chinatown neighbourhood.
In a message on Twitter, the Ottawa Police Service's Guns and Gangs Unit said officers responded to a shooting in the area of Somerset and Cambridge streets just after 10 a.m.
Two men were seen fleeing the scene on foot.
"At approximately 10:04 a.m. today, the Ottawa Police Service responded to a shooting in the 700 block of Somerset Street West. Two men were seen fleeing the area immediately after," said police in a statement to CTV News Ottawa.
"Officers are currently on scene, and the investigation is ongoing; no further details are available at this time."
There are no reports of injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050.