Lees Avenue shooting incident under investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, December 28, 2015  11:30pm

 (Ottawa) — One man is in custody and facing multiple charges after an early morning shooting incident on Lees Ave. 

At about 2:20 a.m., a resident of 171 Lees Ave. called police to report what he believed to be the sound of a gunshot from a nearby unit. He also reported finding a bullet hole in the wall from that unit.  

Patrol and Tactical officers attended the residence from where the shot originated and arrested the lone 18 year old male occupant without incident.  

There is no evidence of gang activity and the investigation continues into the matter.  

Anyone with information regarding the investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477(TIPS), toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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CONTACT: 

Guns and Gangs Unit

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5050