Autopsy confirms 25-year-old’s death a homicide: Edmonton Police

Edmonton, Alberta – An Oct. 1, 2021 autopsy conducted by the Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that Samaan Wani, 25, died as a result of a gunshot wound, and that the manner of death was homicide.

Police continue to seek information on a vehicle of interest in this targeted shooting, which took place in the evening on Sep. 23 in the area of 23 Avenue and 106 Street. Investigators believe that a black truck, possibly a Dodge Ram, that was in the area at the time may be linked to the shooting and are hopeful someone may have information about the vehicle.

Anyone who noticed a black truck or its occupants in the area of 23 Avenue and 109 Street between 8:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, is asked to please 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. A map of the general area is included below.

Police continue to seek information on a vehicle of interest in this targeted shooting, which took place in the evening on Sep. 23 in the area of 23 Avenue and 106 Street.
Police continue to seek information on a vehicle of interest in this targeted shooting, which took place in the evening on Sep. 23 in the area of 23 Avenue and 106 Street.

Background:

At approximately 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, Southeast Division officers were called to the report of a shooting in the area of 23 Avenue and 106 Street.

EMS responded, treated and transported two injured males in their 20s to hospital; however, one of the males succumbed to his injuries. The second male has since been released.

Edmonton Police Service

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