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Man shot outside Hintonburg bar

A man is in stable condition in hospital after he was shot in the shoulder and abdomen outside a Hintonburg bar early Friday morning.

Police were called to the Vibe Lounge on Somerset Street West and Bayswater Avenue at 2:32 a.m. and found several bullet casings outside.

Officer were alerted that paramedics had already rushed a 22-year-old victim to the Ottawa Hospital’s Civic Campus nearby.

The man was stabilized and his injuries are not life threatening, police said.

The Ottawa police guns and gangs unit has been called in to investigate further. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Service at 613-236-1222 Ext. 5050.

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