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Ottawa shooting: 1 dead, 3 injured as police search for suspect – CNN

(CNN)Police are searching for a suspect after a shooting Wednesday left one person dead and three injured in Ottawa.

Police tweeted they believe the shooting was targeted. They’ve given no description of the suspect.
This is not considered an active-shooter situation, police said in a statement. They’ve urged residents to avoid the area.
Officers responded to a call of shots fired downtown shortly after 7:30 a.m., Ottawa Police Acting Inspector Francois D’aoust told reporters.
They found four victims with gunshot wounds at a home. One person died at the scene.
One victim is a 15-year-old boy, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario tweeted. He is in stable condition at the hospital.
The other two victims are in critical condition at The Ottawa Hospital, spokeswoman Michaela Schreiter told CNN.
Anyone with information about the incident or suspect are asked to contact the Major Crime Unit of Ottawa Police Service or call 613-236-1222, extension 5493.

Source: Ottawa shooting: 1 dead, 3 injured as police search for suspect – CNN

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