Updated: Man shot and killed at South Keys Shopping Centre

An exterior sign for the South Keys Shopping Centre. Google Streetview

This article was updated after Ottawa police released the victim’s name.

Ottawa police say a man was shot and killed at South Keys Shopping Centre on Friday evening.

The police service early on Saturday identified the victim as Yonis Barkhadle, a 27-year-old man from Ottawa.

Major crime detectives are investigating Barkhadle’s death as a homicide and no arrests have been made, the Ottawa Police Service said.

Officers and paramedics were called to the Bank Street shopping plaza at around 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The next day, police said officers found Barkhadle in the parking lot outside with “multiple gunshot wounds.”

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“He was transported to hospital and later died of his injuries,” a police news release said.

Investigators urge anyone with information about this incident to call 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Tips can be submitted anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or by downloading the Ottawa police app.

– With files from Beatrice Britneff

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