One dead, three wounded in Ottawa shooting

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Police work at the site of the shooting incident in Ottawa, Canada, Jan. 8, 2020. [Photo/Xinhua]

A shooting incident left one dead and three others wounded in the Canadian capital Wednesday morning, said local police.

The shooting occurred on a street about 1 km away from the Canadian Parliament Hill, the Ottawa Police Service said, adding that the incident was "not considered an active shooter situation."

In a statement, police said they "were called to the scene after reports of multiple gun shots. Once on scene officers found several people injured."

Three people, including a teenager, were seriously wounded and taken to a hospital.

Police have made no arrests in the case and an investigation is underway.

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