Hamilton Police Make Three Arrests in 2021 Homicide

Hamilton Police have made three arrests in the 2021 fatal shooting of 18-year-old Yua Blut Kaw.

On September 24, 2021, at 4:35 p.m., Yua Blut Kaw was shot to death on the sidewalk in the area of Cannon Street East and Barnesdale Avenue North.

Yua Blut Kaw was walking when he was approached by a dark-coloured four-door sedan. Multiple shots were fired from the car, striking and killing him.

Police have continually investigated Yua Blunt Kaw’s death and on Thursday, June 9, 2022, Hamilton Police arrested three individuals involved in the murder. With the assistance of the Ottawa Police Service, search warrants were executed in both the Hamilton and Ottawa areas.

The following individuals have been arrested and charged for the 1st Degree murder of Yua Blunt Kaw and have been remanded into custody.


Nejib Ahmed Nour

·         27-years-of-age, male

·         Hamilton

·         Murder – First Degree

Male Youth

·         17-years-of-age, male

·         Hamilton

·         YPC Murder – First Degree

Abdaziz Ibrahim Omer

·         20-years-of-age, male

·         Hamilton

·         Murder – First Degree

Hamilton Police would like to thank the Ottawa Police Service for their assistance with this investigation.

Hamilton Police appreciates the assistance and cooperation from the public throughout this investigation. We continue to encourage those with information regarding this incident to please contact Det. David Tsuchida at 905-546-4123. To provide information anonymously call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online.

To provide information anonymously, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or submit your anonymous tips online at http://www.crimestoppershamilton.com.