Update: Hamzeh Serhan shot to death in Ottawa

Ottawa police and paramedics responded to reports of gunshots in the 1500 block of Caldwell Avenue on September 20th at 3:20pm.

Emergency crews arrived to find 20 year old Hamzeh Serhan suffering from a gunshot wound. Serhan was rushed to hospital in critical condition where he died of his injuries.

Police are asking for help from the public. Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Section at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Ottawa Police have asked for the public’s assistance in locating  Farah Handule, 20, of Toronto. Handul has been charged  with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Hamzeh Serhan, 20, on September 20th. Farah Handule is described as 6’1” , 150 lbs with a dark complexion. If seen, contact 911.

Farah Handule – photo made available by the Ottawa Police Department

The 2017 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here.