Calgary, AB,

Police seek person of interest in murder of Farah Hersi HANDULE

Police are looking to speak with a person of interest believed to have critical information about the Boxing Day homicide.

Shortly before 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, officers responded to a call of shots being fired in the area of 16 Avenue and Home Road N.W. Upon arrival, they found a deceased male whose identity has been confirmed as Farah Hersi HANDULE, 23, of Ontario.

Mohamed Hussein AHMED, 24, is wanted by police for questioning in relation to the murder of HANDULE. Police have an impression warrant to take AHMED’s fingerprints. Numerous attempts to contact AHMED have proven to be unsuccessful and police believe he may be in Saskatoon, SK.

AHMED is believed to be travelling in a white, 2019 Dodge Durango GT or a small black car.

Photos of the Durango and AHMED are available on The City of Calgary Newsroom.

Anyone with information about this incident or who may have witnessed suspicious activity in the area from 8 p.m. onwards, specifically people running or getting into vehicles between 8:45 and 9 p.m., around 16 Avenue and Home Road N.W., is asked to contact police by calling the non-emergency number at 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877.

Tips can also be left anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers through any of the following methods:

TALK: 1-800-222-8477

APP: "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store


Case #19554245/3394