Abbotsford Shooting Leaves 19-Year-Old Indo-Canadian Dead And His 15-Year-Old Cousin Injured

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is seeking public assistance to further its investigation after the Saturday night shooting has left 19-year-old Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal dead and his 15-year-old cousin with injuries. Dhaliwal was known to police and investigators believe this was a targeted incident.  IHIT is working to determine motive behind Dhaliwal’s murder. “We are releasing Mr. Dhaliwal’s name in an effort to determine his activities and who he may have had contact with prior to his death,” says Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT.  “We urge anyone with information to please come forward.”

By PD Raj – Senior Writer DESIBUZZCanada

ABBOTSFORD – Another deadly shooting in Abbotsford has left a 19-year-old Indo-Canadian man dead and his 15-year-old cousin injured.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) is seeking public assistance to further its investigation after the Saturday night shooting has left old Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal dead and his cousin with injuries.

On August 4, 2018 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Abbotsford Police received a report of a shooting at a residence in the 2000-block of Wilerose Street.  When police arrived, they found 19-year-old Dhaliwal and his cousin with gunshot wounds. 

Both victims were taken to hospital.  Dhaliwal succumbed to his injuries in hospital and the second victim is expected to recover from his injuries. 

IHIT was called in to take conduct of the investigation.    

IHIT is working closely with its partners from the Abbotsford Police Department, the Abbotsford Forensic Identification Services and the B.C. Coroners Service to gather evidence.

Dhaliwal was known to police and investigators believe this was a targeted incident.  IHIT is working to determine motive behind Dhaliwal’s murder.   

“We are releasing Mr. Dhaliwal’s name in an effort to determine his activities and who he may have had contact with prior to his death,” says Corporal Frank Jang of IHIT.  “We urge anyone with information to please come forward.”

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.  Should you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).

 

 

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