Edmonton police release the identity of the city’s 21 homicide. Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle dies after being shot at a convenience store

Edmonton police were called to a convenience store around 4:40 p.m. in the area of 118 Street and 145 Avenue on June 11th on report of a shooting.

Police arrived to find the victim who has been identified as 22 year old Abdullahi Nur-Abdulle, suffering from a gunshot wound. Nur-Abdulle was rushed to hospital where he died overnight.

Police are asking for help from the public in identifying  the drivers of  the vehicles pictured below. Both newer model, dark grey Dodge Durango and the other, a black Hyundi Tucson were driven by the suspects.

Update June 16th

Edmonton Police have release photos of the four suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

The 2017 Edmonton homicide victim list is available here.

Langley murder victim identified as known criminal Tyler Pastuck

Langley RCMP responded to report of shots fired at Brown’s Socialhouse at 200th St on June 9th just before midnight. Police arrived to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds.

The 33 year old victim was rushed to hospital with serious injuries, but was expected survive. 31 year old Tyler Pastuck was pronounced dead at the scene.

Pastuck had served 7 years less 27 months of a manslaughter charge for his involvement in the 2010 beating death of Christopher Smythe.

Police believe the shooting death of Tyler Pastuck was targeted, no arrests have been made at this time.

2017 First Four Months Canadian Homicide Statistics

Illutak Anautak stabs 3 family members to death in Northern Quebec

Three people were murdered and two others injured in a stabbing spree on June 10th in the remote village of Akulivik.

Police said the suspect, Illutak Anautak 19, stabbed his uncle Lucassie Anautak, 36, 12-year-old cousin Patulik Anautak, and Eli Qinuajuak, 32, who is married to one of Illutak’s aunts. All three victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Two others were injured at another home but are expected to survive. It is alleged that Anautak broke into 3 homes and was intercepted by police while trying to break into the fourth.

Anautak was shot by police while trying to enter the fourth home, and then fatally shot when he started to approach police.

The Canadian Homicide Statistics for the first four months of 2017  is available here.

Chandrababu Thambu, his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, murdered in Calgary

Calgary police were called to 100 block of Panamount Common N.W on June 10th at around 5:15pm on report of at least four injured people.

Police arrived to find 2 men dead in the home, and another 2 men injured.  The injured men were rushed to hospital, and are expected to survive.

Police said they aren’t looking for any suspects, as of June 11th no charges have been laid.

The death of the two men are Calgary’s 11th and 12th homicide this year. The Calgary Homicide list is available here.

Update June 14th

The victims have been identified as Chandrababu Thambu, 56, and his son Preijanthan Chandrababu, 25.  The suspect in the case is one of the other injured men. the 27 year old suspect was taken to hospital where he remains.

Tomas Echeverria-Quintana dies after Edmonton shooting

Edmonton police were called to the Royal Alexandra Hospital on Wednesday, June 7, at around 11pm, after 18 year old Tomas Echeverria-Quintana was dropped of by friends.

Echeverria-Quintana was suffering from a gunshot wound, which he later died of at hospital.

Anyone with information about what led up to the death of this man or this incident are asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567

The death of Tomas Echeverria-Quintana is Edmonton’s 20th homicide this year. The 2017 Edmonton Homicide Victim List is available here.

Christopher Andrew Van Camp Murdered at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary

RCMP were called to  the Saskatchewan Penitentiary on June 7th after an inmate was found unresponsive in his cell, and could not be revived by EMS.

The victim has been identified as Christopher Van Camp, 37. Van Camp was serving a five year 5 month sentence on a armed robbery charge.

Tyler Vandewater 28 has been charged with the second degree murder in the death of Christopher Van Camp. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

Shooting victim Soumik Asgar, is Toronto’s 21st homicide

Toronto police were called to Blue Haven Crescent Sunday June 11th at 2:27am on report of a shooting.

Emergency crews arrived and found to man in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with obvious injuries, he was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim was identified as Soumik Asgar 20, of Toronto.

Police believe there was a passenger with the victim at the time of the shooting, who fled prior to police arriving.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Fatal Hit and Run has been classified as Toronto’s 20th homicide

Toronto police responded to a call for a hit and run that left two people injured at Eglinton Avenue West, west of Black Creek Drive on June 7th at at 4:53am.

Police said it is alleged that 37 year old Dario Humberto Romero was struck by a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee. The Jeep was northbound on Black Creek Drive and made a left turn into the eastbound lanes of Eglinton Avenue West.

Romero died at the scene. A 59 year old woman was taken to the hospital with non life threatening injuries.

The driver of the jeep has been identified as Anthony James Kiss, 31. Kiss has been charged with manslaughter, impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death, Over 80mgs operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failing to stop at the scene of an accident.

The Toronto 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.

Charge laid in the suspicious death of Chelsie Probert deemed a homicide

Halifax police responded to report of a female in medical distress, on a path near Albro Lake Road, on June 6th at around 10pm.  Police found 18 year old Chelsie Prober in serious condition.

Prober was taken to hospital where she later died. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

A team of volunteers are helping Halifax Regional Police search for evidence.

Police ask that anyone with information about the homicide call them at 902-490-5020 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

Halifax police have announced that a youth male who cannot be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act has been charged with second degree murder in relation to the death of Chelsie Prober.

The Halifax 2017 Homicide Victim List is available here.