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Woman shot in North Vancouver dies of her injuries

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WATCH: Police say the woman gunned down in North Vancouver on Tuesday is 32-year-old Anita Nguyen, a mother of one. As Nadia Stewart reports, investigators believe her attack was targeted – Apr 4, 2019

A woman shot in North Vancouver last Tuesday has died of her injuries.

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said Tuesday that 32-year-old Ngoc Mai (Anita) Nguyen died in hospital Thursday, April 4.

Police have now identified a vehicle that Nguyen was driving around the time she was shot, a newer-model Volkswagen Passat.

Investigators are asking for dash cam and other video shot in the area between 9 a.m. and noon on April 2.

WATCH: North Van shooting witness says she heard ‘gunshots, thought it was construction’

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North Van shooting witness says she heard ‘gunshots, thought it was construction’ – Apr 2, 2019

Nguyen was shot around 11:30 a.m. on April 2 just off 12th Avenue and Lonsdale.

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She was taken to hospital, where she was put on life support with what police called “non-survivable injuries.”

Police believe the shooting was targeted. Investigators have said they see no link to drugs or gangs but have not identified a motive.

It’s believed Nguyen worked at a food prep business called Feed Me Fit, located on the same block where the shooting occurred. The business was closed the day of the shooting.

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Witnesses described seeing a dark-coloured Dodge SUV with no front licence plate being driven from the scene by a man in a hoodie.

Police are asking anyone who witnessed the attack to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) if they wish to remain anonymous.

—With files from Jon Azpiri and Nadia Stewart

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