News Shooting investigation continues; Highway 17 reopened SHARE ON: Stu Campaigne, staff Monday, Aug. 27th, 2018 ***WNPS Chief St-Pierre update for those evacuated*** As of 3:48am WNPS Chief St-Pierre advises that residents that had been evacuated from their homes can now return. There is no longer a risk to the public. The investigation continues. No further details provided at this time. Highway 17 has been reopened between Leblanc Road and Drive-In Road in West Nipissing after it was closed for a police investigation Sunday night. See original story: Confirmed shooting in West Nipissing West Nipissing Police Chief Raymond St Pierre says the investigation continues. WNPS and OPP searched the closed area for a suspect in two confirmed shootings. Residents were evacuated from the affected area but have since been allowed to return to their homes. CLEARED:ROAD CLOSURE: #Hwy17 between Drive In Rd and Leblanc Rd #SturgeonFalls is now OPEN – Residents on Leblanc Rd and Drive – In Rd please contact West Nipissing Police for info on returning home. ^ag pic.twitter.com/tK686NKI7Z — OPPCommunicationsNER (@OPP_COMM_NER) August 27, 2018 MyWestNipissing.com will update this story as more details become available.