OTTAWA -- Ottawa Police are investigating a homicide in the Gloucester area after a man was found dead inside a vehicle in the 1400 block of Palmerston Drive Wednesday night.

The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Abdulqadir Yusuf. Police believe he died of a gunshot wound.

Police were called to the scene near Olgivie Road in the east end around 8:40 p.m.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa Police Homicide Unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 5493 or anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or  

This is Ottawa's fourth homicide of 2021.