Explosion in the number of shootings in Ottawa

News 23 March, 2018
  • Jean-François Guérin

    Thursday, 22 march, 2018 06:49

    Thursday, 22 march, 2018 06:51

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    Ottawa, the national capital, be deemed to be a quiet town, struggling since a few years ago with a serious problem of public safety.

    Since 2015, the shootings are multiplying in the four corners of the city, at any time of the day or night. Last year, shots were fired or traded to 74 times, and 15 murders have been committed. This week, the show J. E. has focused on the problem.

    The team went to the encounter of the victims of this violence. The family of a young man murdered in January, and of the citizens of a neighborhood where two murders have occurred in so many years, we deliver their sentiments on this blind violence.

    The 9 January last, Tarek Dakhil has been the victim of the first murder in Ottawa. “They shot 15 times and he was hit eight times before falling, right here,” said a close to the young man.

    It also accompanies a team of DART, which focuses on the struggle to the gang and the seizure of arms. The team is walking around in the hot districts. Suspicious behavior, windows too tinted, license plate missing, all are good reasons to proceed to search the vehicle of a suspect who may be related near or far to gang.

    Finally, elected officials, and a specialist we offer solutions in the face of this explosion in the number of shootings in the canadian capital. J. E., this evening, 19 h, on TVA.