Man fatally shot in Old Strathcona area has Edmonton homicide detectives seeking footage

File photo of Edmonton Police Service (EPS) tape at a crime scene on Dec. 23, 2022. Global News

Homicide detectives with the Edmonton Police Service are asking the public to check their security cameras and dashcams after a man was shot to death in south Edmonton.

Police initially responded to multiple reports of gunshots around 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 26, 2024, near 106th Street and 74th Avenue in the Queen Alexandra neighbourhood.

EPS said officers searched the area but did not find anything suspicious.

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Hours later, police returned to the area south of Whyte Avenue.

At approximately 11:20 p.m., officers and paramedics responded to a home, where a 35-year-old Ozan Budak was found dead.

An autopsy was done on Thursday. The medical examiner determined the cause of death to be gunshot wounds and the manner of death as homicide.

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Homicide detectives are asking any residents who live in the area of 106 Street and 74 Avenue with doorbell or dash camera footage from Monday, Feb. 26 between 6 p.m. and midnight to contact police at their earliest convenience.

Anyone with other information about the events leading up to the homicide is asked to call the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.

Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers online or at 1-800-222-8477.

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