ByWard Market Shooting – The Homicide Unit of the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) is currently looking into the matter after it was reported that a shooting in the ByWard Market resulted in the death of a person. The incident was reported to have taken place earlier today. On Tuesday morning around 1:20 in the morning, police officers responded to a call about a man who had been shot on the 200 block of York Street.
The man’s condition was unknown at the time of the officers’ arrival. When the officers arrived, they did not have any information regarding the man’s condition. At this juncture, the individual’s name has not been disclosed to the general public. The victim of the shooting did not have the ability to fight through his injuries and ultimately succumbed to them, which led to his death.
The most recent homicide that has taken place in this year makes the total number of homicides that have taken place this year to four. As a result of the presence of law enforcement officers and investigators in the neighborhood, multiple roads in the neighborhood have been closed off. Between Murray Street and Clarence Street, there is a stretch of Cumberland Street that is currently closed to vehicular traffic. This section of Cumberland Street is located between Murray Street and Clarence Street.
Murray Street is currently closed to vehicle traffic as a direct result of an incident that took place between Dalhousie and Cumberland Streets. At the moment, through traffic is not allowed on the section of Clarence Street that is located between Dalhousie and Cumberland streets. This section of Clarence Street can be found between those two streets. If you have any information about the shooting, please contact the Homicide unit of the Ottawa Police Department at the number 613-236-1222 extension 5493 or call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. If you have any information about the shooting, please contact the Homicide unit of the Ottawa Police Department.