Police seek witnesses in weekend homicides


(press release)

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service Major Crime Unit continues to investigate two homicides that occurred this weekend.

The first homicide occurred on Saturday morning at 2 a.m. at an Elmira Dr. address. Jacob Thompson, 40, was shot and died on scene.

The second homicide occurred at 6 a.m. [Sunday] on Shillington Ave. where Abdi Jama, 26, was shot. He was pronounced dead at hospital.

Anyone with information about either homicide is asked to contact Major Crime at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

OttawaStart Staff



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