Fatal shooting in Surrey leaves two dead

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Jaskaran Jesse Bhangal and Jaskarn Jason JhuttySurrey: The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team has taken conduct of a double homicide investigation in Surrey, B.C.

On June 4, 2018 just after 10:30 p.m., the Surrey RCMP received a report of two bodies found in the area of 192 Street and 40 Avenue. When officers arrived, they found two unresponsive males lying roadside with gunshot wounds. The victims were declared deceased at the scene and IHIT took conduct of the investigation.

Earlier, at 9:46 p.m., the Surrey RCMP was alerted to a burning vehicle in the area of 184 Street and 29A Avenue. IHIT would like to speak with anyone that has information about this vehicle.

At 11 p.m., the Surrey RCMP received a call of a second burning vehicle in the area of 177 Street and 93 Avenue. Investigators have determined that this burnt vehicle was a Honda Accord and would like to speak with anyone that has information about it.

To further the ongoing investigation and to determine their activities leading up to the homicides, IHIT is confirming that 16-year-old Jaskarn Singh Jhutty and 17-year-old Jaskaran Singh Bhangal, both residents of Surrey, were the victims of homicide. It is early in the investigation but investigators believe this was a targeted incident.

We believe there are people who have information about what happened to Jaskarn and Jaskaran last night, says Corporal Frank Jang of IHIIT. Please reach out and speak with IHIT so that we can hold those responsible to account.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT information line at 1-877-551- IHIT (4448), or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.