One man suffers gunshot to abdomen in Overbrook shooting

An early morning shooting in Overbrook has left a man in serious condition. 

Ottawa Paramedics say they were called to attend to a gunshot victim early this morning on Lilas Pvt. 

They say they received the call just before 2:00 a.m. today. 

Paramedics treated one 30 year old man for "penetrating trauma" fron a gun shot wound. He was then taken to the trauma centre.

The victim remains in serious condition. 

Ottawa Police are investigating. 

This incident marks the city's 19th shooting of 2018 so far. Last year was a record-setting year for gun violence in the capital, with a record total of 71 shootings.