EPS Northeast Division patrol officers responded to a home on McConachie Blvd. at approximately 2:30 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2016, on reports of a break and enter and aggravated assault.
Investigations revealed that the husband and wife, who were home at the time of the break in, were tied up, blindfolded and severely assaulted after demands were made for drugs and money. It was reported to police shortly after the break in that shots were fired in the residence.
When officers arrived on scene they found a male, who appeared to have been shot, in the basement of the home.
The male who had been shot was treated and taken to hospital by EMS, where he later passed away.
A residence next door, which is known to police, is also being investigated as part of this file. Homicide Detectives continue to investigate and released descriptions and photos of two suspects in relation to the shooting:
According to the photos and witness statements, the suspects are described as:
Suspect #1: A dark-skinned male, approximately 5’10” to 6’ tall, early to mid-20s, clean shaven, slim build, wearing a dark Hoody and darker jeans, and dark gloves. The male was also wearing dark, round, thick-rimmed eye glasses.
Suspect #2: A lighter-skinned male with a short beard, possibly Caucasian, approximately 5’10” to 5’11” tall, late 20s, with a stalky or heavier build, wearing a dark Hoody and sweat pants.
Both suspects are described as speaking with an accent or in broken English.
*Please note that despite the clothing in the photos appearing white due to the images being infrared, the clothing is in fact dark coloured.