Ottawa

Toronto man ID'd as victim of Mechanicsville shooting

Police have identified a Toronto man as the victim of an early morning shooting west of downtown Ottawa on Monday.

23-year-old Guled Ahmed found dead west of downtown Ottawa Monday morning

Yellow police tape blocking off scene where Ottawa Police investigated Monday morning. (Krystalle Ramlakhan/CBC)

Ottawa police have identified a Toronto man as the victim of an early morning shooting west of downtown on Monday.

Guled Ahmed, 23, was found dead on Carruthers Avenue near Scott Street at about 3:45 a.m.

No arrests have been made.

People in the Mechanicsville neighbourhood should expect to see more police than usual in the area as the investigation continues.

This is Ottawa's 16th homicide of 2018. There were 14 last year.