Ottawa police are asking for the public's help to corroborate a report of multiple shots fired in the Lees Avenue area early Monday morning.

Police received a report of shots being fired at 170 Lees Ave., near the Rideau River and Highway 417,  at about 1 a.m.

"There have been no injuries reported at this time in relations to this incident and officers are looking for evidence to corroborate this investigation," said a media release issued by police.

"The investigators are seeking witnesses or persons that have knowledge of the shooting."

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa police guns and gangs unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5050, or phone Crime Stoppers at 613-233-8477 (TIPS) or toll free at 1-800-222-8477.