Ottawa Police and emergency responders were called to the area of Tompkins Ave. and Tenth Line Rd on the report of injured people on October 5th at 8:53 p.m.
On arrival police located one man deceased, a second man was located with critical injuries and was rushed to hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. A third man received non-life-threatening injuries and was released from hospital.
The victims have been identified as 28-year-old Krishel Kanin Murphy-Nimblett and Mohamed Omar Mohamed, 23, both of Ottawa. Investigators have determined that their deaths were a result of an exchange of gunfire between the two. The two men were both seated inside a car at the time.
No suspects are being sought and the investigation continues to determine the events that led to this tragic event.