Ottawa Police investigating after shooting leaves man dead

A close-up of an Ottawa Police officer’s badge is seen on Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Police are investigating after a shooting left one man dead in Ottawa.

Ottawa police said officers received “multiple” 9-1-1 calls from residents at around 12:30 p.m. reporting shots fired around the 2000 block of Banff Avenue on Tuesday.

Police said one man was located suffering from life-threatening injuries.

“Life-saving efforts were started immediately,” police said in a news release. “He was treated and transported to the hospital by Ottawa Paramedics.”

In an update Thursday, officers confirmed the man succumbed to his injuries.

Officers identified the victim as 24-year-old Abdulhamid Haji Ragab.

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According to police, there is no suspect in custody. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed the incident is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers.

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