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Man killed in Vancouver Downtown shooting at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel identified as Amandeep Manj.

Darpan News Desk Vancouver Police, 16 Sep, 2021 10:02 AM
  • Man killed in Vancouver Downtown shooting at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel identified as Amandeep Manj.

A man has been shot and killed in what Vancouver police say was a targeted attack.

Vancouver Police have identified the victim of this year’s 13th homicide as Amandeep Manj.

The 35-year-old was found dead in a vehicle in the underground parkade of the Fairmont Pacific Rim hotel yesterday afternoon. Officers and paramedics attended and he was pronounced dead on scene.

Homicide detectives continue to investigate. No arrests have been made.

A statement from Visintin issued Wednesday called the slaying "brazen." 

"Early this morning, witnesses called police to report a vehicle on fire near Charles and Penticton streets in East Vancouver,” says Constable Tania Visintin. “Our investigators are working to determine if there is a connection between this arson and yesterday’s murder.”

Anyone with information is asked to call VPDs Homicide Unit at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

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