A 24-year-old man was taken to hospital after multiple shots were fired at the vehicle he was in on Debra Avenue, in the Rideauview neighbourhood on Thursday night, Ottawa police say.

Insp. John McGetrick said police were called to a parking lot in the 900 block of Debra Avenue around 6:30 p.m. after receiving reports that eight to 10 shots had been fired.

The man was sitting in a parked vehicle when the shots were fired. His injuries were not life-threatening. 

Another person who was in the vehicle at the time of the shooting was not injured.

McGetrick said Thursday night that he did not have any details about possible suspects.

The Ottawa police major crimes unit is investigating.