Kitchener-Waterloo

Man killed on Kitchener highway died from gunshot wounds

Waterloo regional police say a post-mortem has determined 20-year-old Irshad Sabriye died of gunshot wounds. Sabriye was found dead on an off-ramp from Highway 7/8 in Kitchener Tuesday morning.
Police say 20-year-old Irshad Sabriye, who was found dead on the Courtland Avenue ramp from Highway 7/8 in Kitchener Tuesday morning, died from gunshot wounds. (Carmen Groleau/CBC)

Waterloo regional police say a post-mortem has determined 20-year-old Irshad Sabriye died of gunshot wounds.

Sabriye was found dead on an off-ramp from Highway 7/8 in Kitchener Tuesday morning.

Police said no other details would be released on the case on Thursday.

Police believe the shooting is connected to a nearby car fire that happened less than two hours later on Connaught Street.

Police are urging anyone with information to contact them or Crime Stoppers.