Ottawa Police investigating Herongate shooting

Ottawa Police are investigating a shooting in the Herongate area, which took place around 5:21 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say it happened in the 2800 block of Cedarwood Drive, between Baycrest and Walkley.

One man has been taken to hospital after being shot in the face, but the full extent of his injuries is unknown.

The victim was reportedly conscious and able to talk but was not co-operating with police and has not identified himself.

The suspect fled the scene and is still at large. Police have not put out a description of him yet.

Officers say one person left the scene in a vehicle, but it's unclear if it was the suspect or victim.

A handgun has been recovered.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Guns and Gangs Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5050 or Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.

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