Man shot on Christmas Day identified, death ruled homicide: Edmonton police

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Dec. 26: Edmonton police are continuing to investigate the suspicious death of a 28-year-old on Christmas Day. Laurel Gregory has the latest – Dec 26, 2019

Edmonton police have identified the man killed in a shooting on Christmas Day and have ruled his death a homicide.

Investigators say Abdinasir Abdullahi Shire, 28, died from gunshot wounds.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate and want to speak with anyone who witnessed the fatal shooting.

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Reports of shots fired came in to police at about 7:20 a.m. on Dec. 25 in the area of 117 Street and 107 Avenue.

EMS responded and found a 28-year-old man outside the apartment building. They treated him but he died a short time later.

People were seen leaving the scene in vehicles, police said.

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Anyone with information about the shooting or what led up to the incident is asked to contact police at (780) 423-4567.

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