A man was sent to hospital after shooting at the southern end of the city.
Ottawa police said an 18-year-old man was a shotgun victim at 10:30 am on Thursday, in the area of Bloch Drive and Bradley Cole Private, on Hunt Club Street.
The teenager was taken to hospital with injuries without life threatening and was later released.
Officers shelter shell shells while at the scene.
The police are not sure if this is targeted shooting.
No arrests were made and officers are still investigating.
This is the city's 76th shooting in 2018, exceeding last year's amount.