South Asian developer killed in targeted Richmond shooting

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RCMP were called to the 11300 block of Steveston Highway shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday after reports that a man was shot in a Tim Horton’s parking lot near the Ironwood Plaza.  Police found a man suffering from gunshot wounds.  The attack is targeted, police said in a written release today.”The act of homicide is one that is selfish and cold,” said Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)   “There is an extra element of concern when one chooses to commit this crime in such a bold and brazen manner in a very public setting.”No one else was injured.  Paramedics and police attend to a man who was shot on Saturday, June 4, 2016 in a Tim Horton’s parking lot at the 11300 block of Steveston Highway in Richmond. At the scene, several bullet holes could be seen in the driver’s side door of a black pickup truck.The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) has taken over the investigation from Richmond RCMP.

The act of homicide is one that is selfish and cold. There is an extra element of concern when one chooses to commit this crime in such a bold and brazen manner in a very public setting. Fortunately, no other individuals were injured, “says S/Sgt. Jennifer Pound of IHIT.

IHIT, along with Richmond RCMP and the Integrated Forensic Identification Section will be at the scene throughout the day in order to process evidence and speak with the many witnesses that were in the area.

IHIT is asking anyone with information to contact the IHIT tipline at 1-877-551-4448, or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers.

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Police have identified the 56-year-old man shot in Richmond Saturday night as prominent developer, Amarjit Singh Sandhu.image 2

The shooting left this truck riddled with bullet holes.

 

 

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