UPDATE: A 20-year-old Vancouver man has arrested in charged in connection with the murder of Aladdin Ramadan, who was killed on Sept. 25.
According to the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team Samir Mokhtar was charged on Oct. 8 with manslaughter with a firearm and accessory after the fact to murder. A Canada-wide warrant was issued for his arrest and on Dec. 10, Mokhtar was detained at the Seattle airport by the customs and border agents after landing on a plane from Dubai.
Mokhtar’s next court appearance will be in Vancouver on Jan. 12, 2014.
UPDATE Oct. 3, 2014: A 16-year-old male has been arrested and charged with the 2nd degree murder of Aladdin Ramadan, who was killed on Sept. 25. The name of the accused teen cannot be released due to the Young Offender Act.
Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Burnaby.
It happened around 10:30 p.m. on the 2000 block of Rosser Avenue, near Brentwood Mall.
Witnesses reported hearing gun shots and a man was found unconscious next to a car.
RCMP Inspector Konrad Golbeck says the man died at the scene, and the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken over the case.
The victim has now been identified as 20-year-old Aladdin Ramadan.
He does not have a criminal record, but investigators believe the shooting was targeted.
They are still looking for a motive.
Following the shooting three men fled the scene in a smaller, silver or blue compact vehicle, southbound on Rosser Avenue.
The driver of the vehicle was described as a Persian male with a short haircut, shaved on the side with sideburns.
He appeared clean-cut and was wearing dark clothing.
The other two suspects were also wearing dark clothing and had large builds.
They were described as over six feet tall and muscular.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477.