Ottawa police are asking for the public's help to find a white Chevrolet Malibu and its owner after the car was seen leaving the area where Marwan Arab was shot to death in January.

The car was photographed by a red light camera as it blew through the intersection of Iris Street and Woodroffe Avenue on Jan. 31, 2016.

White Malibu ran red light Marwan Arab homicide investigation Ottawa police Jan 2016

This white Chevrolet Malibu with tinted windows and black rims was photographed running a red light at Iris Street and Woodroffe Avenue just minutes after Marwan Arab was shot to death in a restaurant nearby. Police are hoping to find the vehicle and talk to its owner. (Ottawa police)

Minutes earlier, at about 5:30 p.m., 20-year-old Arab was shot in the chest at Shifa Restaurant on Cobden Road, a short distance away from Iris and Woodroffe.

Arab's 22-year-old cousin, Ayyub Arab, was also shot but survived.

It was the city's sixth shooting and second homicide of 2016.

Anyone with information about the Malibu and/or its owner are asked to call the Ottawa police major crimes unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

Marwan Arab Ayyub Arab

Marwan Arab (left) was shot dead and his cousin Ayyub Arab (right) survived being shot at Shifa Restaurant on Jan. 31, 2016. (provided)