Message from Community Police: Incident in Overbrook

In the evening  of July 2, 2019, an incident happened near the intersection of Queen Mary St and Lola St.  Ottawa Police responded to a call for Service regarding someone with gunshot wound.  A male  victim was located with a gunshot wound.    At this time the  victim was transported to hospital with non life threatening injuries where he was treated.

This was a  targeted incident and there is no safety concerns for the members of the public.

The investigation is ongoing.

 If anyone has information, please contact the Ottawa Police or Crime Stoppers


Overbrook’s Four Corners: “As We Heard It” Report from Councillor Nussbaum

In a report on feedback from residents about possible improvements to Overbrook’s Four Corners (intersection of Lola and Queen Mary Streets), Councillor Tobi Nussbaum said, “It was great to see such a clear consensus emerge around improving lighting, beautifying the streetscape through attractive furniture, green spaces, art, and greater community engagement in events and beautification projects.” Click on the following link for the full report: As We Heard It Report.

Add your voice: Improving Overbrook’s 4 Corners (Lola St at Queen Mary St), December 4, 6:30 pm, Lorenzo’s Pizzeria

After two shootings within the past year at Queen Mary and Lola, many Overbrook residents are calling for action. OCA has been working with Councillor Tobi Nussbaum to advocate for changes that can help make the “4 Corners” safer, more attractive and a welcoming place for the whole neighbourhood. Councillor Nussbaum is hosting a meeting to seek community feedback on proposals to enhance the intersection at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, December 4 at Lorenzo’s Pizzeria. Click on the following link to view the poster: 4 Corners meeting Dec 4 2018.

See you there!