Search warrants executed, firearm seized and two arrested and charged

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Thursday January 21st, 2016       3:00am

 (Ottawa) – On the 20th day of January 2016, the Guns and Gangs Unit executed two criminal code search warrants in the 1000 and 2000 block of Russell Road. As a result, one (1) loaded .22 caliber handgun with ammunition was seized. The Guns and Gangs Unit with the assistance of East Neighborhood Officers (NHO) arrested 3 persons and 2 were consequently charged.  These search warrants were in relation to a shooting investigation which commenced on January 15th 2016. 

Christine MINER (46 years of age) and a young offender (male) have been charged with numerous firearm related offences.  

Anyone with information regarding this 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

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, January 15, 2016   10:40 am

Shooting on Innes Road

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Guns & Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting on Innes Road.

At approximately 12:10 am, on January 15, 2016, patrol officers responded to a 911 call in the 2600 block of Innes Road. A family had been awakened by the sound of gunshots.

On scene officers found that the father of the family had been shot in the leg.  Officers noted that the shots had been fired through an exterior wall and that the father had been wounded while he slept. The father was taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. He was later released.

Officers found several shell casings outside. They also noticed multiple holes in the outside wall into the unit.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Guns & 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 downloading the Ottawa Police app.

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CONTACT: 

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366