Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton’s Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on a man who was shot during a home invasion on McConachie Blvd. on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. It has been confirmed that Omar Terrence Albert, 23, died from a gunshot.
Homicide Detectives continue to investigate.
Edmonton Homicide Section investigating man’s death following a home invasion
Edmonton, Alberta – The EPS Homicide Section is investigating an early morning home invasion that resulted in one man being shot and a husband and wife severely beaten.
Detectives believe the McConachie Blvd. residence was wrongfully targeted.
EPS Northeast Division patrol officers responded to a home on McConachie Blvd. at approximately 2:30 a.m. today (Oct. 4, 2016) on reports of a break and enter and aggravated assault.
Investigations revealed that the husband and wife, who were home at the time of the break in, were tied up, blindfolded and severely assaulted after demands were made for drugs and money. It was reported to police shortly after the break in that shots were fired in the residence.
When officers arrived on scene they found a male, who appeared to have been shot, in the basement of the home.
The male who had been shot was treated and taken to hospital by EMS, where he passed away later this morning. The husband remains in hospital for treatment of his injuries.
A residence next door, which is known to police, is also being investigated as part of this file. Homicide Detectives continue to investigate and are releasing descriptions of two suspects in relation to the shooting:
Suspect #1: A black male, approximately 5’10” to 6’ tall, early to mid-20s, clean shaven, slim build, wearing a dark Hoody and darker jeans, and dark gloves. The male was also wearing dark, round, thick-rimmed eye glasses.
Suspect #2: A male with a short beard, approximately 5’10” to 5’11” tall, late 20s, with a stalky or heavier build, wearing a dark Hoody and sweat pants.
Both suspects are described as speaking with an accent or in broken English.
Anyone who has information about the suspects or what the home invasion and shooting, is asked to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.tipsubmit.com/start.htm.
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