Autopsy shows man shot dead in Edmonton on Christmas Day: police

Edmonton police say a man killed on Christmas morning was the victim of a homicide.

An autopsy has determined 28-year-old Abdinasir Abdullahi Shire died from gunshot wounds.

Police responded to an area northwest of the city’s downtown after receiving a report that shots had been fired in the area.

A man was found outside an apartment building.

He was treated by paramedics but died a short time later.

Police say witnesses reported seeing people leaving the scene in vehicles.