Police investigate shooting in downtown core

The Ottawa Police say a shooting took place late this afternoon in the downtown core.

Reports say a single shot was fired on Rideau Street between Waller and Cumberland around 5:10pm.

Police say a group of men got into physical altercation with a lone man. The fight then spilled into a nearby parking lot, where the group then got in a car, fired a shot, then took off down Rideau.

No injuries are reported and the suspects are still at large.

The Guns and Gangs Unit are investigating, and asking anyone who may have witnessed the incident to call 613-236-1222 Ext 5050.