Ottawa Police Identify Victim in Shooting Death, Investigate Incident

CANADA — Ottawa police have identified the victim of a shooting incident that occurred early Saturday as 26-year-old Granit Ahmeti of Ottawa. According to police reports, emergency responders were summoned to the 4000 block of Farmers Way, situated just east of Leitrim Road in the Piperville-Carlsbad area of the city’s rural southeast end. The call came in at approximately 3:45 a.m. following reports of a shooting that had been witnessed by individuals in the vicinity.

During a midmorning news briefing, Ottawa Police Service acting inspector Martin Groulx revealed that authorities were treating the case as an “isolated incident,” and he assured the public that there was no ongoing threat to public safety related to this incident.

Homicide detectives and Ottawa police forensic specialists were swiftly deployed to the scene to investigate the circumstances surrounding the shooting. The presence of these specialized teams underscores the seriousness with which law enforcement is handling the situation.

In their efforts to piece together the events leading up to the incident, investigators are actively seeking any available surveillance video footage from residents and individuals who may have been present in the area at the time of the shooting.

Authorities have appealed to the public for assistance, urging anyone with relevant information to come forward. Tips can be provided directly to the Ottawa Police Service homicide unit by calling 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Alternatively, anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers either by phone at 1-800-222-8477 or online at Tragically, this incident marks the city’s 10th homicide of the year. Ottawa police remain committed to conducting a thorough investigation and bringing those responsible for this act of violence to justice.

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