‘Not an active shooter situation’ but suspect remains at large in Centretown shooting

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OTTAWA – Ottawa Police continue to investigation a multiple shooting — including one fatality — occurring on the 400 block of Gilmour Street this morning at about 7:30 a.m.

“This is not considered an active shooter situation, but the suspect remains at large and is not in custody,” says the city’s police force.

Ottawa police were called to the scene after reports of multiple gun shots. Once on scene officers found several people injured. At this time, three people have been transported to hospital with serious injuries and one person has been confirmed deceased.

Police continue to seek a suspect in this shooting and have secured the Gilmour Street scene. The street remains closed between Kent and Lyon while the investigation is ongoing.

Major Crime has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

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