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Ottawa police investigating shooting in Overbrook

The man who was shot was wounded, but he is expected to survive.
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Ottawa Police Service vehicle, February 28, 2018. Mike Vlasveld/OttawaMatters

A young man is in hospital with a gunshot wound after a shooting on Du Père Charlebois Avenue in Overbrook.

The incident happened Wednesday at 9:00 p.m., inside of an apartment. 

The victim, in his late teens, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  

The Guns and Gangs Unit has taken carriage of the investigation. Investigators believe that the incident was targeted. They are asking witnesses to come forward. 

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or at 


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