Ottawa police have charged an 18-year-old man in a shooting south of downtown last week that seriously injured another man.

The shooting happened last Monday afternoon on Heron Road near Alta Vista Drive. A man was taken to hospital with severe, but non-life-threatening injuries.

On Saturday, police officers including the tactical unit executed a search warrant in the area and made an arrest.

Police say Abubakar Kessa Bukar Dikwa, 18, is charged with aggravated assault, assault with a weapon and a number of other firearms-related offences.

He was due in court on Sunday.