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18-year-old arrested following Monday morning shooting

Ottawa police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with a shooting Monday morning.

Shots were fired in the area of Ramsey Crescent and Dumaurier Avenue at around 9:30 a.m. It was one of three shootings in the span of less than 12 hours that police were investigating, which included a second shooting on Ramsey Crescent and one in Findlay Creek.

The suspect in the 9:30 a.m. shooting was found at a nearby home Monday afternoon and arrested without incident, police said in a news release.

The suspect is facing several firearms charges and failing to comply with previously imposed Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) conditions.

Police said that as a result of the YCJA charges, the suspect’s name is not being released, despite being 18.

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