Two more men have been charged in a gang-related weekend shooting in the city’s south end.
Samad Zeim Ali, 21, is charged with attempted murder and occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm. Abdulaziz Abdullah, 26, is charged with occupying a motor vehicle with a firearm.
The charges stem from a Saturday afternoon shooting near Heron Rd. and Finn Ct.
The shooting was targeted, said police, and unfolded following a Friday night altercation.
Another man, Abdullah AlZafiri, 20, was charged with attempted murder earlier this week.
Ottawa hosts many Lebanese and Somali Muslims, where the Muslim community numbered approximately 40,000 in 2001. Greater Montreal’s Muslim community of large numbers of Moroccan, Algerian and Lebanese descent neared 100,000 in 2001. These communities are not exclusively, but predominantly, Muslim.
Ottawa has a population of about one million people.