Granit Ahmeti Death – The identity of the victim has been confirmed by the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit as Granit Ahmeti, a 26-year-old resident of Ottawa and a tow truck driver. No arrests have been reportedly made at the time of this report. Investigators are actively requesting assistance from local residents and individuals present in the vicinity during the incident to provide any available surveillance footage.
Granit Ahmeti’s cause of death
Law enforcement and emergency services were called to the 4000 block of Farmers Way between Piperville Road and Thunder Road on Saturday, August 19, 2023, around 3:45 a.m. as a result of the incident. Officers responded to reports of a shooting and found Granit suffering from gunshot wounds. The Granit was taken to the hospital by Ottawa EMS in a serious state. In the hospital, the victim passed away from his injuries.
The investigation is still in progress. On Saturday afternoon, a car bearing the name Canadian Towing Service was spotted on Farmers Way. Police had the car taken away from the location. For those possessing relevant information, the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit can be reached at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can also be conveyed to Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 toll-free or visiting crimestoppers.ca.
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The family will release Granit Ahmeti’s obituary and funeral arrangements at a later date.
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