Shots fired, man stabbed on Rideau Street

Emergency crews called to a shooting on Rideau Street early Thursday morning found a man with serious stab wounds.

911 call reported shots fired on Rideau Street in the area of Augusta, Chapel streets

Ottawa police shut down part of Rideau Street near the Rideau River overnight to investigate a shooting and stabbing. (Stefan Beaudoin/CBC)

A man was found stabbed on Rideau Street overnight after 911 calls reported a shooting, police say.

Someone called 911 reporting shots fired on Rideau near Augusta and Chapel streets around 1:20 a.m., according to Ottawa police.

When police and paramedics arrived, they discovered a 25-year-old man had been stabbed.

 He was taken to hospital with serious injuries and is in stable condition, according to police.

Police said they don't have any suspects yet. The guns and gangs unit is investigating.

Rideau Street was closed from Chapel to Augusta streets for the investigation, but that stretch of road has since reopened.