21:08 GMT29 January 2020
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    Multiple injuries are reported in a shooting incident in the Canadian city of Ottawa, local police said on Wednesday.

    The shooting that was first reported at around 7:35 am ET occurred in the 400 block of Gilmour Street, just a kilometre away from Parliament Hill, the home of the Parliament of Canada.

    "This is not considered an active shooter situation, but the suspect remains at large and is not in custody," they said in a news release.

    ​Police have confirmed that three people with gunshot wounds have been sent to a hospital in serious condition, while another person has succumbed to the injuries.

    ​Gilmour Street remains closed about 8:35 am between Kent and Lyon streets. The police are asking people to avoid the area.

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