Hamilton police were called to Boulevard Billiards located at 303 York Blvd on October 19th at approximately 1:35 am on a report of a shooting that occurred outside of the establishment.
Police and paramedics arrived to find Obsa Junedi-Mohamed, 29, of Hamilton, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and without vital signs. Junedi-Mohamed was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Hamilton Police are now looking for two male suspects who were seen arguing with the victim prior to the shooting. The first suspect has been described as a lighter-skinned black male, no facial hair, wearing a dark toque, dark hoody, and dark puffy jacket. The second suspect has been described as a darker-skinned black male, wearing a dark hoody, dark pants and a dark jacket.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Rich Wouters of the Major Crime Unit by calling 905-546-4921.
On October 21st, Hamilton police issued a warrant for the arrest of Ibrahim Issak-Hussen for the first-degree murder of Junedi-Mohamed. Issak-Hussen goes by the street name of ‘Seemo’. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
As a result of the photos released police were able to identify both Issak-Hussen , and the driver of the white, four-door sedan.
The driver turned himself in at Central Police Station on October 21st with his lawyer. He was arrested for First Degree Murder and Accessory After the Fact to Murder. According to police the individual participated in a lengthy interview and was released unconditionally.
Police are also looking to speak with a second passenger He is described as an Asian male wearing a dark winter coat with fur trim on the hood.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Rich Wouters of the Major Crime Unit at 905-546-4921.
Update October 25th
According to Hamilton police investigators learned from the Canadian Border Services Agency on October 24th that Ibrahim Issak-Hussen took a flight from Toronto to Ethiopia on October 20th, less than 36 hours after police allege he shot and killed 29-year-old Obsa Junedi-Mohamed. Police say he boarded the plane before they knew he was the killer. Investigators will now engage in an international manhunt for the arrest of Ibrahim Issak-Hussen.
The 2019 Hamilton Homicide Victim List is available here