27-year-old man fatally shot on a driveway in Cayuga

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Police and paramedics responded to the report of a gunshot outside a Six Nations home on November 30th at approximately 5:18pm.

On arrival emergency crews located a 27-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound, deceased in a driveway. The victim’s identity had not been released at this time.

West Region OPP are assisting the investigation lead by Cayuga police. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Ontario Provincial Police at 1-888-310-1122.

Brantford police release information about murdered woman Shannon MacDougall over 8 months after the homicide

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Brantford police responded to a Mintern Avenue residence on a wellbeing check on a female occupant on March 11th.

Police arrived to find 37 year old, Shannon MacDougall deceased. Police have not released the cause of death, only saying that her death is being investigated as a homicide. Police said “To protect the integrity of the investigation, a media release was not distributed earlier due to the manner in which police received the information.”

Police do not believe the homicide was random and are asking anyone with information that may assist in the investigation is asked to contact Detective Ryan Groen at 519-756-7050 ext 2206.

Surrey RCMP investigates the targeted shooting of Riyad Rasheed in Fleetwood

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Surrey police responded to a report of a shooting in front of a shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway, at approximately 7:40 p.m on November 29th.

Police ad paramedics arrived to find Riyad Rasheed, 29 suffering from serious injuries. He was pronounced at the scene.

 Police said Rasheed is known to them and that they believe he was targeted.

Anyone who may have witnessed this incident or have video surveillance or dash-cam video to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448).

Information will be added as it becomes available.

One killed and one injured in Oshawa double shooting

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Oshawa police and paramedics were called to the area of Simcoe Street South and Athol Street on November 29th at approximately 10:30am.

Police located one man without vital signs. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced deceased of what police believe are gunshot wounds. A second man was found in life-threatening condition, he was taken to a Toronto trauma center where he remains.

Const. George Tudos, said they are still trying to determine exactly where the shooting took place. The Air1 Helicopteris being used to search for rooftop evidence.

Update November 30th
Durham Regional Police have identified the victim as Justin BLIGHT, age 27, of Oshawa. Noah RENISON, age 35, of No Fixed Address is charged with First Degree Murder.

Warrant issued for the arrest of Dustin Mitchell (Coats) in relation to a Red Deer homicide

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Red Deer RCMP attended a residence on Stewart Street, in the Sunnybrook neighbourhood on November 25th at approximately 5:00pm.

Police located a deceased adult inside the residence. Police have not released the gender or identity of the victim at this time. The Major Crimes Unit has taken over the investigation.

The Red Deer RCMP and Major Crimes Unit are asking the public’s assistance in locating Dustin Mitchell (Coats), age 25 of Red Deer. A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Mitchell. He is described as:

  • Caucasian
  • 6 feet tall / 160 lbs
  • Brown Hair / Brown Eyes
  • Tattoos: Still (under right eye) breathing (under left eye) and scroll writing on neck

Red Deer RCMP are asking the public’s assistance for any information in identifying his whereabouts. Please contact Red Deer RCMP at 403-343-5575 or your local police.

24-year-old Eskasoni, N.S. charged with second -degree murder in a fatal single-vehicle collision

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Eskasoni RCMP received a call of an impaired driver on 74th St. in Eskasoni on November 26th at approximately 1:00am. While en-route to the impaired driver, police were alerted of a single-vehicle collision on Hwy. 216 in Eskasoni. RCMP said the vehicle in the collision matched that of the vehicle in the previous call.

Police and paramedics arrived to find the vehicle in a ditch. A 24-year-old woman from Eskasoni was found near the rear of the vehicle and pronounced deceased at the scene. Police have not released her identity at this time. The male driver as well as a male, and female passenger were rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

The driver of the vehicle, MacKenzie Daniel Poulette, 24, of Eskasoni, remains in custody and faces the following charges:

  • Second Degree Murder
  • Criminal Negligence Causing Death
  • Two counts of Criminal Negligence Causing Bodily Harm
  • Impaired Operation of a Conveyance
  • Operation of Conveyance While Over 80mg% causing Death
  • Two counts of Operation of Conveyance While Over 80mg% causing Bodily Harm
  • Dangerous Operation
  • Two counts of Dangerous Operation Causing Bodily Harm
  • Dangerous Operation Causing Death
  • Failure to Comply with Release Order
  • Failure to Comply with Undertaking
  • The investigation is ongoing.

Man found murdered inside a College Avenue apartment in Winnipeg

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Winnipeg Police responded to the report of an injured man in a residence in the 200 block of College Avenue on November 27th at approximately 4:26am.

On arrival, police located the victim deceased inside the suite. Police said his death is being treated as a homicide. No other details are available at this time.

Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6508 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Update November 29th
the deceased has been identified as Kelvin Fredrick Sumner, 3, of Winnipeg.

Brother and estranged wife charged with the murder of Brant Burke, in Point Grondine Reserve

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Brant Burke, of Killarney, was found deceased on a trail in the Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory on October 25th.

An investigation was launched by Wikwemikong Tribal Police, with the assistance of Nipissing West OPP, and lead to the arrest of two people.

 Police arrested Kerry Burke, age 58, of Killarney on November 24th and charged him with First Degree Murder. Kerry Burke is the brother of the deceased.

 Melissa Sheridan, 39, of Sudbury, Bran Burke’s estranged wife was arrested on November 25th and charged with First Degree Murder. Both Sheridan and Burke are scheduled to appear Ontario Court of Justice-Bail Court (video conferencing) on December 8, 2020 in Sudbury.

anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the OPP at 1-888-310-1122.

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Abdirahman Hashi found murdered in a vehicle in northwest Edmonton

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Edmonton police responded to a weapons complaint in the area of 121 Street and 146 Avenue on November 24th at approximately 6:40pm.

Police arrived to find Abdirahman Hashi, 25, deceased inside a vehicle. Police also located a 22-year-old male injured in the vehicle. He was treated and transported to the hospital by EMS with non-life-threatening injuries.

An autopsy was completed and determined the cause of death to be a gunshot wound.

Investigators are asking any residents who live on 121 Street between 153 Avenue and 139 Avenue that have residential cameras or anyone travelling that route who has dash cam footage to contact police. Anyone with information or video footage can contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.

Police investigate the homicide of a man in Downtown Edmonton

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 Edmonton EMS members responded to a suite in a residence at 103 Avenue and 95 Street on November 20th at approximately 9:39pm.

According to the police report, due to the circumstances, Edmonton Police Service  was requested to attend. A suspect has been taken into custody and The Homicide Section has taken carriage of the investigation.

Police said the deceased is a 49-year-old male, and an autopsy has been scheduled for November 24th.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567.