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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.

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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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