Bystander wounded in drive-by double capturing in west finish


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“I did no matter I might to assist him,” she mentioned. “I couldn’t go away him.”

When paramedics arrived, they transported the sufferer, who was in important situation, to the trauma centre on the Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital.

Police imagine the supposed goal of the capturing was a 34-year-old man within the space. That man was additionally shot within the leg however took himself to hospital after leaving the scene.

Police mentioned on Tuesday they need to communicate to anybody who was driving and/or within the space of Carling and Boyce avenues on the time who might have “data and/or dashcam footage of a particularly erratic driver of a darkish blue Ford Explorer, within the westbound lanes of Carling Avenue.

Anybody with details about the double capturing is requested to name the Ottawa police weapons and gangs unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050.

Hours after that capturing, police additionally responded to a pictures fired name on Ramsey Crescent round 9 p.m. No accidents have been reported. Police don’t imagine the 2 shootings are associated.

Thus far, Ottawa police have recorded 22 shootings within the metropolis in 2020.

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