Edmonton Homicide detectives continue to seek tips in relation to Sunday shooting; autopsy complete

Edmonton, Alberta – An autopsy was completed today on a 26-year-old man who was found deceased inside a lounge following a shooting on Sunday.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019, police responded to a weapons complaint at a lounge in the area of 101 Street and 81 Avenue. Upon arrival, investigators located a deceased male inside the establishment. Two other individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries in relation to the shooting.

The Edmonton Medical Examiner determined Abubeker Gemechu Abduraman, 26, died as a result of a gunshot wound. The manner of death has been deemed homicide.

Investigators do not have anyone in custody at this time. The investigation continues.

Every investigation is evaluated on a case by case basis. The EPS has decided to release the name of the deceased in this investigation for the following reasons: it serves an investigative purpose.

Investigators are urging anyone with information in relation to this shooting or the events leading up to it 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.p3tips.com/250.

MRU #: H19R010-1

BACKGROUND:

The EPS Homicide Section is investigating after a man was found deceased early this morning.

At approximately 1:30 a.m. today, Sunday, March 24, 2019, police responded to a weapons complaint at a lounge in the area of 101 Street and 81 Avenue. Upon arrival, investigators located a deceased male inside the establishment. Two other individuals sustained non-life-threatening injuries in relation to the shooting.

Police believe the male suspect approached the establishment and discharged several rounds through the lounge’s window and fled the area. Several patrons were inside the establishment at the time.

Homicide Section is currently processing the scene and the area will be cordoned off for the next several hours.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at 9 a.m..

Police do not have any suspects in custody at this time and are encouraging any witnesses to the incident to contact police at their earliest convenience.

Further updates from investigators are expected in the coming days.

Investigators are urging anyone with information in relation to this shooting or the events leading up to it 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.p3tips.com/250.

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