GUELPH, Ont. - Police say a woman who was out for a walk with her four children was shot in the leg with a BB gun in Guelph, Ont.

Local police say the incident happened on Tuesday afternoon when the 44-year-old was walking along the south side of a river.

They say that when she was halfway along the path, someone on the north side of the river shot at her.

Police say the woman didn't get a good view of the suspect.

Officers are asking anyone with information to come forward.

They didn't say how serious the woman's injuries were.