Update: Ottawa police issue an arrest warrant for a 16-year-old in connection to the shooting death of Sahur Yare

The 2022 Ottawa Homicide Victim List is available here

Ottawa police responded to the Ottawa Hospital General Campus on the report of an unresponsive woman who arrived with gunshot injuries.

Police said Sahur Yare, 20, succumbed to her injuries at about 7:45 p.m on February 21st. The vehicle that brought her to hospital left the scene but was located by officers nearby.

No arrests have been made and police ask anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Update March 2nd
Ottawa police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a vehicle of interest as part of its ongoing investigation into the murder of Sahur Yare. The vehicle is decribed as, a grey coloured four-door sedan, was captured on surveillance video in the area of St. Laurent Boulevard, Walkley Road and Conroy Road around 5:45 pm on the day of the homicide.

Police belive Yare was killed shortly after, in the area of Johnston Road and Pennard Way.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Update: The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit has obtained a Canada Wide arrest warrant for Isaiah KILJABANE, 16 years old, of Ottawa , who is wanted for first-degree murder. He is described as a male with light brown skin, 5’9” (175cm), 130lbs (59kg) thin build, with collar length dark curly hair. He wears glasses at times. (see photo – Image will be removed March 30th)

Police said KILJABANE has access to firearms and should be considered armed and dangerous. Id seen call 9-1-1. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.