Shooting near Anderson Rd. on Highway 417

OTTAWA — A shooting last night on Highway 417 near the Anderson Rd. overpass sent an 18-year-old Ottawa man to hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Ottawa OPP and the Russell County OPP Crime Unit continue to investigate the May 15 incident occurring shortly after 11:30 p.m. A 9-1-1 call summoned officers to the eastbound side of the 417, just before before Anderson Rd.

The  highway was closed for five hours as the investigation got underway.

Police say they believe there is no risk to public safety. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa OPP or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-(TIPS) 8477 or submit your tip on-line at www.ontariocrimestoppers.caCrime Stoppers does not want your name, you don’t go to court, and you could earn a cash reward.


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