The family of one of the murder victims featured on VPD’s newly launched ‘cold case’ website is thanking police for renewing their efforts to crack the case.
Richard Chacon was at The Car Wash, an after-hours nightclub at 1180 West Hastings in Vancouver, on July 25, 1999.
Nearly 100 people were partying into the early morning hours when two men began to fight.
Thirty-one-year-old Chacon from Huntingdon Beach, California was the manager that night.
He intervened and tried to pry the men apart.
Suddenly, a shot rang out and the bullet travelled through one man, paralyzing him, and into Chacon.
Immediately following the shooting, someone shouted, “My God, Trevor, you just shot someone.”
Fifteen years later police are still looking for Trevor and Chacon’s family is still devastated.
Chacon’s unsolved case is one of eight profiled on vpdcoldcases.ca.