46 year old killed in Burnaby shooting

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Burnaby:  46 year old Jahanbakhsh Meshkati, who is known to police, is the victim of Burnaby shooting on August 10 night. Burnaby RCMP attended a shots fired complaint near the area of 2nd Street and 19th Avenue.

Upon attendance the shooting victim, suffering from gun-shot wounds was located and transported to hospital. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital and IHIT was deployed to take conduct.

The victim was last known to reside in the Toronto area.

“While this investigation is in the very early stages IHIT can confirm that evidence gathered thus far suggests this to be a targeted attack,” says Staff Sgt. Jennifer Pound.

IHIT continues to look into a motive and there have been no suspects or arrests made in connection to this homicide.

If you have any information about this homicide you are asked to contact IHIT by calling their tipline 1-877-551-4448 or, Crimestoppers if you wish to remain anonymous 1-800-222-8477.