FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, July 24, 2017 12:22pm
(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is investigating a homicide and shootings in the Elmhurst Park area near Alpine Avenue and Tavistock Road.
Today, at 7:08 a.m., OPS was notified of a male who arrived at the Queensway-Carleton Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. His injuries are serious.
While investigating the shooting of that first victim another male victim was located deceased at 8:44 a.m. in the area of Alpine Avenue and Tavistock Road.
The Major Crime Units is investigating two incidents that are believed to be connected. There are multiple crime scenes being processed at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service at 613-236-1222. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.
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