Guns and Gangs Unit investigate drive-by shooting on the 417

There was a heavy police presence spotted in the Bronson Ave. area near the Queensway on Friday night after a drive-by shooting.

Police say the car, carrying five people, was heading east on the 417 around 10:30 p.m. when it was struck by two bullets.

The suspect fled and the victim pulled off at Bronson where they were met by Ottawa Police and OPP cruisers.

No injuries were reported.

This is the third shooting in the capital in less than a week.

Early Monday morning police were called to the ByWard Market after reports of shots being fired, they pulled over a vehicle shortly after, discovering a loaded gun inside the car.

On Tuesday, four shots were fired into a building on York Street.

Anyone with information about any of these incident are being asked to contact the Ottawa Police Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050

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