Police seeking witnesses for Nepean shooting

NEPEAN — The Ottawa Police (OPS) Service Guns and Gangs Unit is investigating a shooting in the Briargreen area yesterday (Feb. 25) evening, just behind the Pinecrest Cemetery.

“At approximately 8:10 p.m., frontline patrol officers responded to a call about gunshots heard in the area of Meadowbank Drive and Crofton Road,” the OPS released in a statement today (Feb. 26). “Responding officers did not locate any property damage, nor was anyone with injuries located in that area.”

Investigators would like to speak with anyone who may have information about the incident.

“Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5050.,” the OPS said. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.