April 11, 2018 7:02 pm
Updated: April 11, 2018 7:05 pm

Man found near Edmonton community hall with gunshot wound is latest homicide victim

Man with gunshot wounds found near 91 Street and 145 Avenue at around 3:30 a.m. on April 8, 2018.

Albert Delitala, Global News

Edmonton police say a man found suffering from a gunshot wound near the Evansdale Community Hall on Sunday is the city’s latest homicide victim.

Police said the man died of a gunshot wound and identified him as 23-year-old Abdiqani Hussen.

READ MORE: Homicide detectives investigating fatal northeast Edmonton shooting 

Officers were called to the hall, near 91 Street and 145 Avenue, at around 3:30 a.m. to a weapons complaint.

Police said residents in the area reported hearing gunshots near the community hall.

When officers arrived, they learned an injured man had been rushed to a medical centre by family members, and later died from his injuries.

Police did not have any suspects in custody Sunday but said the public was not at risk.

The homicide section continues to investigate this death and is asking anyone with information to contact police at 780-423-4567 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers.

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