Edmonton police identify murder victim in brazen northwest shooting

Brazen daytime shooting rocks Edmonton neighbourhood
WATCH ABOVE: A man was killed in a daytime shooting in the Edmonton community of Rapperswill. Vinesh Pratap filed this report on Oct. 7, 2016, the day the shooting occurred.

Edmonton police have identified the victim of a deadly shooting in the city’s northwest on Friday as 30-year-old Phu Phan.

They said results of an autopsy released Tuesday revealed Phan died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers were called to a duplex near 171 Avenue and 126 Street – in the community of Rapperswill – at around 7:30 a.m. Friday.

A witness told Global News the victim was shot in his truck and was pulled out of the vehicle after he was shot.

Police reiterated a plea for information from the public Tuesday. They said they are also looking into a small blue SUV or minivan that was seen leaving the scene immediately after the shooting, however, they did not have further details about the vehicle.

Police said Phan’s death is Edmonton’s 35th homicide of 2016.

Story continues below advertisement

Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspect(s) involved are asked to contact the Edmonton Police Service at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone. Tips can also be anonymously submitted via Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online.