OTTAWA – Police have charged an 18 year old Ottawa man in connection to Friday morning’s shooting in Nepean.
Austin Riley Emmerson is facing multiple charges including attempt to commit break and enter, discharging a firearm with intent, and unauthorized possession of a firearm.
Police say the victim of the gunshot wound, a man in his 20’s, is also the person believed to be in possession of the firearm at the time of the offence.
The shooting happened around 7:00a.m., on Monterey Road, just off Baseline and Greenbank.
Police say their investigation is ongoing.
— Adam Haga (@AdamHaga) November 17, 2017
7:03 Responded to shooting on Monterey Dr. M20s with gunshot wound. Dispatcher instructed pt to apply direct pressure to control bleeding. Pt stabilized by medics and pt is at Trauma Centre in stable condition. @OttawaPolice investigating. #ottnews
— Ottawa Paramedic Svc (@OttawaParamedic) November 17, 2017