06/01/2016 13:09 EDT | Updated 06/02/2017 01:12 EDT

Six Nations police seek suspects after three men shot in Ontario community

SIX NATIONS INDIAN RESERVE, Ont. — Police say three men have been wounded after a shooting in a First Nation in Southern Ontario.

Six Nations police say they are "actively working" on identifying and locating suspects involved in the shooting.

At this point in the investigation, police say they believe the shooting was the result of an attempt at retaliation for an alleged assault that had occurred overnight.

Police say two of the wounded men have been taken to hospital for treatment.

They say the third man was treated at the scene and then fled.