Charges laid in Hunt Club Road and Lorry Greenberg Drive murder

Posted On Friday August 27, 2021
Vehicle of interest - 1
Vehicle of interest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, August 27, 2021   12:40pm 

(Ottawa) – The Homicide Unit has charged an 18 year old male with First degree murder in the shooting death of Mehdi El-Hajj Hassan that occurred on January 16th.  

No details about the accused’s identity will be released, as the accused was a Young person, per YCJA, at the time of the offence.  He was also charged yesterday with a number of firearms offences for an unrelated file. 

Investigators believe that the accused did not act alone and are seeking the public’s help in identifying any other suspect(s) as well as the vehicle of interest, a light-coloured four door sedan. 

The investigation continues and 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

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 20, 2021     12:33pm

 Vehicle of interest to identify in January Homicide investigation, with photos

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service is seeking public assistance to identify a vehicle of interest as part of the ongoing investigation into the murder of Mehdi El-Hajj Hassan last January.

The vehicle, a light-coloured four door sedan, was captured on surveillance video in the area of Lorry Greenberg Drive around 3:00am on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 (see photos).    

Anyone with information about the vehicle or this murder 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

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 5366

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, January 16 2021     2:44 pm

Update: Shooting Victim Identified

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a 20-year-old man that occurred around 3:00 am today in the area of Hunt Club Road and Lorry Greenberg Drive in Ottawa’s south end.  

The deceased male has been identified as Mehdi El-Hajj Hassan.  

The investigation continues and 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 (TIPS) 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: Saturday, January 16th, 2021     7:56am 

Homicide Investigation

(Ottawa) – The Ottawa Police Service Homicide Unit is investigating the death of a male who was found with gunshot wounds in the area of Hunt Club Road and Lorry Greenberg Drive at approximately 3:00 AM.

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

Anonymoustips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477(TIPS) or crimestoppers.ca.

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CONTACT:

East Duty NCO Desk           

Tel: 613-236-1222, ext. 3212