Skip to main content

Shooting at Hull home had the wrong target, Gatineau police say

The scene of a shooting at a Gatineau home. (Chris Black/CTV News Ottawa) The scene of a shooting at a Gatineau home. (Chris Black/CTV News Ottawa)
Share

Gatineau police believe a late night shooting at a home in the Hull-Wright district this week targeted two men who no longer live at the home.

No one was hurt when several shots were fired at a home on rue Saint-Hyacinthe at approximately 12 a.m. on Wednesday.

Police say several bullets entered the home where a family with young children had been living for a few months. The family has been relocated for safety reasons.

Investigators say the shooting was linked to a shooting last week.

Two men known to police previously lived in the home, and were targets of gunfire on Nov. 27 on Eddy Street, police said.

A man in his 40s was transported to hospital with injuries following last week's shooting. A second man suffered minor injuries.

Last week, police charged Domenic James Edward Fortune, 30, with attempted murder, pointing a firearm, reckless use of a firearm and extortion in connection to the Nov. 27 shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Gatineau police at 8192434636, option 5.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

What's being said about the new online harms bill?

Now that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's sweeping online harms legislation is before Parliament, allowing key stakeholders, major platforms, and Canadians with direct personal experience with abuse to dig in and see what's being proposed, reaction is streaming in. CTVNews.ca has rounded up reaction, and here's how Bill C-63 is going over.

Stay Connected