Ashton Dickson shot to death in Ottawa’s 5th homicide of 2017

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting in the area of Rideau Street and Augusta Street on Monday June 26th, at approximately 1am.

Police located the victim, Ashton Dickson, 25 of Ottawa, suffering from serious injuries. Dickson was pronounced dead at the scene.

More information will be added as it becomes available.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Ottawa Police’s Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Update June 26th 2020

Ottawa police are offering a reward of up to $75,000 for information leading to the arrest of Ashton Dickson’s killer. OPS Homicide Unit has also released security video taken on the night of Ashton’s shooting and is urging witnesses to come forward.

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.