Emilio Jimenez dies from a gunshot wound in Ottawa’s latest homicide

Ottawa police responded to report of a shooting on York Street on April 18th at approximately 2:00am.

Police arrived to find Emilio Jimenez, 25, suffering from life threatening injuries. Jimenez was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries. Police said “no other information will be given so not to compromise the integrity of the investigation.

Anas Mujber, 24, of Edmonton has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

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

The 2019 Ottawa Homicide Victim list is available here.

Woman shot to death in Cambridge ON

Waterloo Region Police responded to an area on King Street East, near Church Street North and Westminster Drive North in Cambridge on a report of a shooting, on April 17th at approximately 5:30pm.

Police and paramedics arrived to find a woman suffering from serious injuries. She was rushed to hospital where she was pronounced.

Police will be released more information as it becomes available.

Anyone with information in regards to this investigation is asked to call police at 519-570-9777or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here.

RCMP Investigating a homicide at Stony Mountain Institution

Stonewall RCMP were advised that a 27-year-old male inmate at the Stony Mountain Institution had been stabbed on April 13th.

It was reported that the 27-year-old inmate was in an altercation with three other inmates when he was stabbed. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.

RCMP have arrested three men in connection to the homicide:

  • Stephen Wilfred Wood, 31, has been charged with Second Degree Murder.
  • Stephen Michael Konowalchuk, 36, has been charged with Assault with a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for Dangerous Purpose.
  • Adrian Joseph Sefa, 27, has been charged with Assault.

The last homicide reported at Stony Mountain institution is available here.

Manoj Kumar shot to death in Vancouver’s 4th Homicide of 2019

Vancouver police responded to reports of shots being fired in the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street on April 16th at approximately 8:30pm.

Police arrived to find Manoj Kumar, 30, suffering from gunshot wounds. Kumar was pronounced at the scene. Constable Jason Doucette said in a press release “Although it’s very early in the investigation and we are still working to identify a motive, I can confirm that Mr. Kumar was not known to police and does not have any obvious connections to a criminal lifestyle.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

The 2019 Vancouver Homicide Victim List is available here.

Gordon Parmenter fatally shot during a church service in Salmon Arm BC

Salmon Arm RCMP responded to a fatal shooting involving two men at the Church of Christ on 5th Avenue and 5th Street SW on April 14th. Police said the church was hosting an event when a man entered and shot two of the parishioners.

Police arrived to find 2 men suffering from gunshot wounds. 78-year-old Gordon Parmenter died from his injuries, the other victim is expected to survive.

25-year-old Matrix Savage Gathergood, has been arrested and charged with First Degree murder, Aggravated assault, and Disguise with intent to commit an indictable offense.

Canadian Major City Statistics are available here.

John Brittain, 68, has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder in Penticton fatal shootings

Penticton South Okanagan Similkameen Regional Police officers responded to the area of Westminster Avenue and Haynes Street on a report that a man had been shot on April 15th at approximately 10:30am. As police were driving to the property they were notified that another person had been shot.

At 11:30 am police located a suspect matching the description turned himself in to RCMP Penticton detachment. Police then determined four people are deceased at three locations within a 5 km radius.

The names of the victims will not be released at the request of families. Police did say the victims were two men and two women.

John Brittain, a former city engineer, as “a gentle person,” by the Mayor of Penticton. RCMP are investigating possible motive.

17-year-old Abdalla Hassan shot to death in Hamilton’s second homicide of 2019

Hamilton Police responded to reports of a single vehicle collision in the area of Patterson Rd and Wesley Rd in Dundas, on April 15th at approximately 7:35pm.

It has been reported that the vehicle had been left in a roadway of a wooded area. Police arrived to find 17-year-old Abdalla Hassan deceased in the vehicle.

An autopsy was completed on April 16th and the cause of death, a gunshot wound. Police have recovered the weapon and three male youths have been arrested and have been charged with First Degree Murder at the John Sopinka Courthouse. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Ben Adams by calling 905-546-3836.

The 2019 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here.

March 2019 Canadian Homicide Statistics

The March 2018 List id available here.

Canada March Murder Count: 47
Males: 35
Females: 12

Age of Youngest Victim: 2
Age of Oldest Victim: 79

Murders By Province or Territory
ON 16
BC 11
MB 7
SK 4
AB 5
QC 2
NS 1
NB 1
YT 0
PE 0
NU 0
NT 0
NL 0

Murders by Type
Beating 10
Shooting 19
Stabbing 3
Other 0
Unknown 15

Murders By City
Winnipeg 6
Toronto 6
Surrey 4
Thunder Bay 3
Edmonton 3
Chilliwack 3
Prince Albert 2
Mississauga 2
Vancouver 1
Valemount 1
Strathmore 1
Saskatoon 1
Richmond Hill 1
Pelican Narrows 1
Oshawa 1
One Hundred Mile House 1
Montreal 1
Moncton 1
Laval 1
Kirkland Lake 1
Kasabonika Lake 1
Eskasoni 1
East Gwillimbury 1
Calgary 1
Norway House 1
Red Deer 1

Victims and links to more information on each homicide:
 Abduraman, Abubeker Gemechu, 26, Edmonton AB
Adao, Jamie, 17, Winnipeg MB
Belle, Jerome, 23, Toronto ON
Brown, Jason John, 43, Oshawa ON
Carr, Stanny Bernice, 43, Chilliwack BC
Charles, David, Pelican Narrows, SK
Cimerman, Sara, 68, Richmond Hill ON
Deabaitua-Schulde, Michael, 32, Mississauga ON
Denham, Christine, 42, Chilliwack BC
Doe, Jane, Surrey, BC
Doe, Jane, Surrey, BC
Doe, Jane, Thunder Bay, ON
Doe, Jane, Winnipeg, MB
Doe, Jane, 6, Kasabonika Lake ON
Doe, Jane, 48, Edmonton AB
Doe, John, One Hundred Mile House, BC
Doe, John, Prince Albert, SK
Doe, John, Surrey, BCDoe, John, Surrey, BC
Doe, John, Thunder Bay, ON
Doe, John, Winnipeg, MB
Doe, John, 2, Prince Albert SK
Doe, John, 35, Edmonton AB
Doe, John, 61, Montreal QC
Dow, John, 54, Norway House MB
Elias Espinal, John Dany, Laval, QC
Enwaya, Mark, 31, Saskatoon SK
Fronczak, Helen, 79, Toronto ON
Gallant, Joseph Junior Alfred
Gabriel, John, 30, Winnipeg MB
Hystad, Hal, 60, Valemount BC
Johnson, Martin, 51, Toronto ON
Johnston, Michael, 54, Mississauga ON
Jones, Harry, 66, Calgary AB
Kishiqueb, Claude Justin, 58, Thunder Bay ON
LaChapelle, Jennyfer, 42, Toronto ON
Lafford, Harry, 33, Eskasoni NS
Lautoja, Brenda, 68, Kirkland Lake ON
Lewis, Jason, 47, Toronto ON
Nabess, Warren, 52, Winnipeg MB
Paul, William Lewis, 42, Winnipeg MB
Perlmutter, Alex, 22, East Gwillimbury ON
Vidal, James, 33, Chilliwack BC
Wearden, Karl Cadden, 45, Moncton NB
White, Christian William, 24, Strathmore BC
Wildeman-McNeil, Dakota Saje , 19, Vancouver BC
Yonan, Nashwan, 32, Toronto ON

Regina – Attempted murder investigation now a homicide

Regina police were dispatched to the 300 block of Rae Street for a report of a stabbing on April 10th at approximately 1:50 pm.

Police arrives to find a 48 year old man suffering from a stab wound. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on April 12th.

Regina police arrested Jayshree Isiah Joel Apooch, 19. Police said “Any change in the charges will reflect the outcome of further investigation”. Apooch was initially charged with Attempted Murder; Assault with a Weapon; and Possession of a Weapon for a Purpose Dangerous to Public Peace.