Suspicious death in west Edmonton ruled a homicide

Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man found injured in west Edmonton Wednesday night.

Victim was found injured in Callingwood

Edmonton police have identified the victim of a homicide in west Edmonton. (CBC)

Edmonton police say the death of a young man found in west Edmonton was the city's latest homicide victim.

The medical examiner confirmed that Ibrahim Zoker, 23, died from gunshot wounds.

Police received a report Wednesday evening from a resident who heard shots fired in the area. 

Zoker was found just before 11 p.m. in the area of 172nd Street and 64th Avenue, in the neighbourhood of Callingwood South, police said in a news release.

He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at hospital.

Homicide detectives have taken over the investigation.