Toronto Homicide #6 – Isahaq Omar dies in hospital of a gunshot wound

Toronto police responded to a report of a shooting in the Burbank Drive and Canary Crescent area on February 8th at 11:13pm.

Police said it is alleged that two men were parked in an SUV. One man was thrown out of the vehicle as the suspect fled the scene.

Police located the victim, Isahaq Omar, 36, of Toronto, suffering from gunshot wounds. Omar was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.

Police are searching for the suspect who has been described as black or brown, tall, thin build. He was last seen driving a black 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee with licence plate CADN 350.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 416-808-7400.

The 2018 Toronto Homicide Victim List is available here.

Update February 22, 2019
On February 20, 2019, at approximately 1:30 p.m., Ibrahim Khiar, 33, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with First degree murder in relation to the death of Isahaq Omar. Khiar was also charged with Toronto Homicide #52-2018.