Two people are dead after a overnight shooting at the ByWard Market in Ottawa.
Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit confirmed the news on Twitter.
SIU called for police involved shooting in downtown Ottawa. 2 confirmed dead. Details to follow.^JG
— SIU (@SIUOntario) June 3, 2017
Police closed the street and said it will most likely be for the day.
— Matthew Kupfer CBC (@matthewkupfer) June 3, 2017
ByWard Market (sometimes called By Ward Market, Byward Market or simply The Market, Marché By in French) is a district in Lower Town (Ottawa, Ontario) located east of the government and business district, surrounding the market buildings and open-air market on George, York, ByWard and William Streets.
A witness, in the area at the time, says the incident allegedly started on Clarence St. It then escalated into a shooting infront of Ace Mercado and the Market Cleaners, eventually ending in the parking garage.
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