A man was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound in his ankle after a shooting on Meadowlands Drive early Sunday morning.

It happenedĀ in a parking lot near the 900-block of Meadowlands, between Claymore Avenue and Prince of Wales Drive, at about 3:30 a.m.

Two shots were fired, police said, one of which hit the victim in the ankle.

The suspects fled and the 25-year-old victim was taken to hospital in stable condition.

Police said the shooting started out as a fight between the victim and five other men believed to be in their 20s. Several witnesses spoke to police and gave descriptions.

The guns and gangs unit is investigating.

900 meadowlands drive, ottawa