Second Man Arrested for May 2021 Homicide Investigation on Alta Vista Drive

Posted On Monday February 28, 2022
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, February 28, 2022     4:10 pm 

(Ottawa) – Ottawa Police Homicide Unit investigators have arrested a second man in relation to the May 28th, 2021 homicide of Abdulaziz Abdullah and Mohamed Abdullah.

Yusuf HUSSEIN, age 21, of Ottawa turned himself in to police on February 28. He is facing charges of:

  • Accessory after the Fact to Murder
  • Transfer of an Identity Document
  • Procuring a Passport by False Statement

HUSSEIN will appear in court on this afternoon.

Ahmed SIYAD, 28, and Mohamed SHIRE, 31, both from Toronto are still wanted on charges of first-degree murder and attempted murder. Both subjects have warrants for their arrest.  

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the two individuals is asked to call police.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, February 13, 2022  9:50am

Arrest in Homicide Investigation: May 28, 2021 Alta Vista Dr.

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit have located and arrested Abdullahi OSMAN, in relation to the May 28th, 2021 homicide of Abdulaziz Abdullah and Mohamed Abdullah.

OSMAN was arrested in Peel and was wanted on a Canada wide warrant for first degree murder.

Homicide Investigators, who were also working demonstrations, coordinated the arrest and ensured his return to Ottawa.

The Ottawa Police Service would like to thank the Peel Police Service, Toronto Police Service, Ontario Provincial Police, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Canadian Border Services Agency for their assistance in this investigation and arrest.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Sunday, May 30, 2021    3:20pm

Update: Three Men Sought in Alta Vista Drive Double Homicide

(Ottawa) – Canada wide warrants have been issued for the arrest of three individuals in relation to a double homicide on Alta Vista Dr. on May 28th. 

The three are wanted for first degree murder in the shootings of brothers Abdulaziz Abdullah and Mohamed Abdullah and for the attempted murder of a third man. 

Wanted are: 

  • Ahmed SIYAD, 28, of Toronto, 
  • Mohamed SHIRE, 31, of Toronto, and 
  • Abdullahi OSMAN, 29, of Ottawa. 

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of the three individuals is asked to call police. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493. 

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, May 29, 2021           11:37am 

Update : Alta Vista Drive Homicide Investigation 

(Ottawa)— Further to this homicide investigation, the victims have been identified as Abdulaziz Abdullah, 34 years old, and Mohamad Abdullah, 27 years old, both from Ottawa. 

A third victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and is in stable condition. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.  

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, May 28, 2021                11:00pm 

Alta Vista Drive Homicide Investigation 

(Ottawa)— The Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit continues to seek suspects after three men were shot, leaving two dead, at an Alta Vista Drive mall.  

Police were called to the 1500 block of Alta Vista Drive at 6:40pm Friday night after multiple shots were fired.

 They found two men deceased and a third man was located non-life-threatening injuries.  

There is a large police presence in the area as the investigation continues.  

Police are seeking suspects in the shooting.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 or at crimestoppers.ca.   

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CONTACT:

Media Relations Section

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366