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Weekend shooting in Arbeatha Park sends man to hospital

Police believe it was a targeted incident.
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Ottawa police headquarters on Elgin Street, November 2019. Mike Vlasveld/

Ottawa Police are probing what they believe is a targeted shooting incident in the city’s west end over the weekend.

At about 9:30 p.m. Saturday, police responded to the area of Seyton Drive and Sonnet Crescent in Arbeatha Park after receiving complaints of gunshots.

When officers arrived, they found a 34-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds.

Paramedics attended to the man and transported him to a local hospital, where he was treated for non life-threatening injuries.

No arrests have been made at this time, investigators say.

Anyone with information about the incident 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 or

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