Durham Regional Police identify homicide victim of Ajax shooting


The Durham Regional Police identified the homicide victim of a fatal shooting which took place in the town of Ajax earlier today.

According to a statement released by Durham Regional Police, on Monday, December 27, at approximately 2:00 a.m., members from West Division attended a Denny Street, Ajax residence for a report of a male who had been shot.

The statement further added that the officers located the victim inside a residence. EMS arrived and the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

The deceased has been identified as Franklin Owusu, 27, of Ajax, the Durham Regional Police said, adding that investigators from the Major Crime Branch Homicide Unit are currently investigating.

The Durham Regional Police also added that anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact Det. Dorego of the Major Crime Branch at 1-888-579-1520 ext. 5319.

Anonymous information can be sent to Durham Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a $2,000 cash reward.



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