A 16-year-old is being identified as the person who died in a shooting in a neighbourhood just off Iris Street, between Greenbank Road and Woodroffe Avenue, in Ottawa.
The Ottawa Police Service (OPS) says John Ndayishimiye was found dead at a home on Elmira Drive around 3:16 a.m. on Monday, December 6.
A second 16-year-old was also found at scene with non-life threatening injuries. He was treated by Ottawa Paramedic Service and taken to a local hospital.
The area was canvassed by responding officers and the investigation continues.
There is no suspect in custody at this time.
Investigators believe the shooting was targeted and not a random act. There are no public safety concerns.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to contact the OPS' 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.