Ottawa paramedics say they’ve taken three people to hospital following a shooting incident in the central part of the city.
Superintendent Hilton Radford says the three patients suffered gunshot wounds and were in serious condition.
Radford says they responded at 7:30 a.m. in the area of Bank Street and Gilmour Street.
Police say in a tweet that “many injuries” were reported in the shooting.
They say a co-ordinated response is underway.
Police are urging people to avoid the area.
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Jan. 8, 2020.
The Canadian Press