UPDATED: Victim of second homicide of 2017 identified
Ottawa Police have identified the victim of the city's second homicide of 2017.
Police say 24-year-old Devon Labelle, of Ottawa, was stabbed on Montreal Road near Bégin Street around 3:20 p.m. Thursday. He died of his injuries in hospital.
Labelle is known to police.
The Major Crime Unit is investigating; they do not believe the incident was random.
No one is in custody at this time.
Anyone with information regarding this homicide is asked to call the Ottawa Police Major Crime Unit at 613-236-1222, ext. 5493. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by downloading the Ottawa Police app.
CORRECTION NOTE: Ottawa Police later corrected their information to say Labelle was 24 years old, not 25 as previously reported.