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Up to five people may have been shot in early morning incident at Byward Market, Ottawa police now say

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Police now say five people may have been injured in a shooting on York Street in Byward Market shortly after the bar closed on Friday morning.

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No arrests have been made, Ottawa police said late Friday morning.

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Police received several 911 calls reporting shootings east of Sussex Drive around 2:20am.

Three men were found with gunshot wounds and were treated by paramedics and taken to hospital.

The two were in serious but stable condition with no life-threatening injuries, according to Ottawa Emergency Medical Services.

Investigators later learned that two other men may have been injured in the shooting, police said.

One went to a hospital outside Ottawa for treatment, police said. Police said a fifth victim had also been identified.

“All five victims are in stable condition,” police said.

“Investigators are working to determine whether these injuries are related.”

‘No suspects have been arrested’

Investigators would like to speak to any witnesses who have information or video footage of the shooting or what happened just before or after the incident.

Witnesses were asked to contact the Gun and Gang Unit at extension 613-236-1222. 5050. Anonymous tips can be sent to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or CrimeStoppers.ca.

OTTAWA — Ottawa police were investigating an overnight shooting at Byward Market on York Street on Friday, August 26, 2022.ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA Photo by Ashley Fraser /post media
OTTAWA — Ottawa police were investigating an overnight shooting at Byward Market on York Street on Friday, August 26, 2022.ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
OTTAWA — Ottawa police were investigating an overnight shooting at Byward Market on York Street on Friday, August 26, 2022.ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA Photo by Ashley Fraser /post media
OTTAWA — Ottawa police were investigating an overnight shooting at Byward Market on York Street on Friday, August 26, 2022.ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA
OTTAWA — Ottawa police were investigating an overnight shooting at Byward Market on York Street on Friday, August 26, 2022.ASHLEY FRASER, POSTMEDIA Photo by Ashley Fraser /post media

Up to five people may have been shot in early morning incident at Byward Market, Ottawa police now say

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