Local Hip Hop artist Markland Campbell, shot to death in Ottawa’s ByWard Market

Ottawa police responded to reports of a shooting in the area of ByWard Market Square and York Street, on June 7th.

Police arrived to find 42-year-old Markland Campbell of Ottawa, suffering from gunshot wounds on the sidewalk. Campbell was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Jahiant, a member of the hip-hop trio HalfSizeGiants. It has been reported by Hip Hop Canada that Campbell was “rushing to defend his 18-year-old daughter’s dignity after she called to say she was being assaulted by a couple of men”.

18 year old male suspect has been arrested in relation to this shooting.

The 2019 Ottawa Homicide Victim list is available here.