UPDATE: Autopsy completed in north Edmonton homicide, man died from gunshot wounds

Edmonton, Alberta – Edmonton’s Medical Examiner has completed the autopsy on a man who was found dead in north Edmonton early Thursday morning.

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It has been confirmed that Justin Nicholas Allen, 28, died from gunshot wounds and the manner of death is homicide.

On June 1, 2017 at 1:19 a.m. Northeast Division police officers responded to a weapons complaint and report of a man lying on the ground suffering from gunshot wound(s) at Hermitage Road and 40 Street. EMS attended to the victim, who was later declared deceased in hospital.

Detectives continue to interview witnesses.

“We want to speak with anyone who had contact with Justin just before he was killed,” says Staff Sgt. Duane Hunter of Homicide Section. “He’s known to frequent a pub in the area where he was found on the morning of June 1.”

Anyone with information about what led up to the death or about the suspects are 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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