Police investigating shooting in downtown Windsor

Windsor police were investigating a shooting in the city's downtown on Feb. 21, 2017, after an incident around 5 p.m. Police quickly closed off a block of University Avenue East between Louis Avenue and Marentette Avenue.

Police investigating a gunshot injury

Windsor Police cordoned off a house on University Avenue just east of Louis Avenue in connection with a shooting investigation on Tuesday night. (Rob Heydari/CBC)

Windsor police were investigating a shooting in the city's downtown after receiving reports from the public around 5 p.m. on Feb. 21, 2017.

Officers quickly closed off a block of University Avenue East between Louis Avenue and Marentette Avenue until mid-evening.

Police would only say that they were investigating a gunshot injury. They would not say who was injured, nor did they explain the extent of the injuries.

People in the neighbourhood told CBC News they heard what they believed was a shot early in the evening.

As of 8 p.m., police did not have anyone in custody, but had cordoned off a house on University Avenue just east of Louis Avenue.