August 5, 2018 12:30 pm
Updated: August 5, 2018 11:40 pm

19-year-old identified as victim in fatal Abbotsford shooting

WATCH: An Abbotsford neighbourhood is the scene of Metro Vancouver's latest brazen deadly shooting. Two young men were rushed to hospital after being shot-- but only one survived. Grace Ke reports.

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One man is dead and another is in hospital after a shooting in Abbotsford overnight.

The Abbotsford Police Department said officers responded to a report of shots fired at a home in the 2000-block of Wilerose Street around 11:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they located two men who had been shot.

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One man was pronounced dead shortly after officers arrived, and the other is in hospital receiving treatment.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken over the investigation.

On Sunday afternoon, IHIT identified the victim as 19-year-old Gagandeep Singh Dhaliwal.

IHIT said Dhaliwal was known to police and investigators believe the shooting was targeted.

Investigators said they are working to determine the motive behind the Dhaliwal’s murder. Anyone with information about his death is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

 

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