Suspected murder suicide on Canoe Lake Cree First Nation

RCMP were called to a home on Canoe Lake Cree First Nation on report of a shooting on September 24th. Police found a 27 year old man who had been shot, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

On September 25th as police were conducting the investigation, they found a 30 year old man who was suspected to be involved with the homicide dead in a wooded area of a gunshot wound.

Police said the two men were known to each other. Their names will not be released.

Abdi Jamma shot multiple times in Ottawa

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting behind a plaza on Shillington Avenue at around 6am September 25th.  Police did not find a victim at the scene, however they received a call shortly after stating that a man with gun shot wounds had been dropped off at Royal Ottawa Hospital Mental Health Hospital.

The staff there performed CPR until the ambulance arrived and transported Abdi Jama 26, to Ottawa Civic where e died of his injures.

Anyone with information should contact the major crime unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493

Calgary Stampeder Mylan Hicks dies in hospital after a nightclub shooting

Calgary police responded to report of a shooting at around 2:30 am on September 25th at a Calgary nightclub. on arrival, police found Mylan Hicks 23, with a life threatening gunshot wound.

Hicks was transported to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police say the shooting was result of an altercation that started inside the club and trailed outside.

Three men were arrested in the vicinity of the Marquee Beer Room early sunday morning. Their names have not been released at this time.

32 year old shot to death in Maple Ridge

Ridge Meadows RCMP responded to reports of a shooting at around 2am on September 24th. Police arrived to find a 32 year old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police believe the shooting was targeted.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation to contact the IHIT tip line at 1-877-551-4448 (IHIT).

Anthony Brake, Suspect in Toronto homicide arrested in Halifax

Emergency crews were dispatched to the area Davenport and Old Weston Roads on report of an injured man, on September 22, at around 2:30pm.

Paramedics treated the man for severe head trauma, however he was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death was blunt force trauma.

On Saturday September 24th police released a photograph of the suspect, Anthony Brake 46 of Toronto. Det. Robert North released information that authorities received a call Sunday September 25th at around 1am that Brake was in a home in Halifax. Brake was arrested and is facing second degree murder charges in the death of the 47 year old man.

Scarborough stabbing takes the life of 15 year old Kareem Deerr

Toronto police were called to the TTC bus platform at The Scarborough Town Centre on September 23 at around 9:20 on report of a stabbing.

The victim, Kareem Deerr 15, was found with a serious stab wound and was rushed to hospital where he died shortly after. Police said the area where the stabbing took place would have been very busy at the time of the stabbing with people getting off work and leaving the mall.

Anyone with information is being asked to call police at 416-808-7400 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 416-222-8477.

2016 First Six Months Homicide Victim Age Distributions

Here is a histogram of the ages of  homicide victims of both sexes in Canada for the first half of 2016. The peak is in the 20 to 25 age range and generally declines with age. Relatively few victims are under 15.


The histogram for male victims also peaks in the 20 to 25 age range and declines sharply from there.

histmaleFor females there is no peak in the 20-25 range as for males. This could be due to a higher proportion of female domestic homicide victims. There are considerably fewer female homicides than male homicides.