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Homicide Investigation - UPDATE

Apr 17, 2021

Members with the Brantford Police Major Crime Unit continue to investigate the shooting death of a Brantford man that occurred Saturday, April 17, 2021.

Police have identified the victim as 19-year-old Brantford resident, Nebiyu Myers.

Myers was located inside a residence in the area of Alfred Street and Wellington Street just after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon suffering from gunshot wounds.  Myers was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

Police do not believe this to be a random incident.

Officers remain in the area, processing the crime scene and canvassing the neighbourhood.  Police are requesting any members living or working in the area to check any surveillance video between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 17, 2021.  

Police are looking for a suspect male matching the following description: 
  • 20-25 year old, dark skinned male
  • between 5’10” and 6’2”
  • between 160 and 180 pounds
  • wearing dark clothing and a black face mask

Police have set up a tip line for anyone to receive any information relating to this investigation.  If you have any information related to this incident, please contact investigators at 519-756-7050 ext. 2592, or send an email to

Information can also be provided anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or 

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April 17, 2021 - Original Release

Upon arrival, a male was located deceased, having succumbed to injuries sustained from gunshot wounds. This incident is being investigated as a homicide.
Police anticipate being on scene in the Alfred Street area throughout the day and ask for members of the public to please avoid the area while officers continue the investigation.
Police are asking anyone who may have observed anyone or anything suspicious to contact the Brantford Police Service Major Crime Unit at 519-756-7050 or, to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 519-750-8477, 1-800-222-8477 or
Police do not believe this to be a random incident.
Further details to be released as they become available.

 Public Safety in Partnership with the Community