Vehicle of interest to identify in Cobden Road homicide investigation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, March 2, 2016     4:30pm

(Ottawa)—The Ottawa Police is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle of interest in the Cobden Road January 31st homicide investigation.

The vehicle is a white Chevrolet Malibu, 2004 or 2005 model year, all tinted windows and black rims (see picture). This vehicle was observed running a red light at the intersection of Iris Street and Woodroffe Avenue shortly after the incident around 5:30pm.

“Our investigators would like to speak with the owner of this vehicle,” said A/Staff Sergeant Darren Vinet. “If you own such a vehicle or have information about someone who does, please contact the Major Crime Office at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.”

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 1, 2016       3:33 pm

Cobden Road homicide victim identified

(Ottawa) –Ottawa Police Major Crime continues to investigate a shooting at a Cobden Road restaurant following a dispute.

The victim is Marwan Arab, 20 years old of Ottawa. A second male, 22 years old, remains in hospital and is now in stable condition.

Major Crime investigators have determined that this is not a random shooting; however, it has yet to be determined if it is gang related.

There is no suspect description at this time.

Interviews continue today with witnesses and anyone with information is asked to call Ottawa Police’s Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, January 31st, 2016 – 10:55 pm 

Update: Cobden Rd Homicide Investigation continues

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Major Crime section continues to investigate a shooting in a Cobden Road restaurant that has left one man dead and one man seriously injured.

Police were called to the 1100 block of Cobden Road after reports of the shooting at about 5:30 p.m. Sunday evening. 

The first victim was pronounced dead at the scene and the second victim was taken to the Ottawa Hospital where he remains. 

Police continue to search for a suspect in the shooting.  

Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call Ottawa Police's Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app. 

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, January 31, 2016 - 6:22 pm 

Shooting on Cobden Road 

(Ottawa) — The Ottawa Police Service is presently investigating a shooting on Cobden Road. No further details will be released at this time. 

Further updates will be provided by the Major Crime Section. 

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CONTACT: 

West Staff Sergeant’s Desk

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 2912