The 2021 BC Homicide Victim List is available here
Emergency crews responded to the report of a shooting at 6th Street between 12th and 13th Avenue on May 8th at approximately 7:00pm.
According to reports multiple shots outside a martial arts studio around 7 p.m., and a man in his 20’s was shot. The victim was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries.
A video that is circulating on Twitter shows kids on bicycles and scooters a very short distance from where the shooting was in progress.
Anyone with dashcam/video surveillance footage of this evening’s shooting in Burnaby is asked to contact the Burnaby RCMP or call the IHIT line 1-877-551-4448.
Strathcona RCMP responded to the report of gunfire on Baseline Road at 6:30am on May 7th.
Police arrived to find one victim deceased and one seriously injured. RCMP said “Police believe this incident is isolated and targeted and there is no further risk to the public”.
Investigators are looking for dash cam footage from the area taken between 6:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. on Friday, and asked the public to call them at 780-467-7749.
Information will be assed as it becomes available.
The 2021 Surrey Homicide List is available here
Surrey police responded to a report of a dropped 911 call in the 9700 block of 161A on May 4th at approximately 9:00pm.
On arrival police located a 20-year-old Keryane Arsenault suffering from a gunshot wound. She was rushed to hospital where she died of her injuries.
We understand the public may be feeling anxious given the recent spate of shootings and homicides in communities across the Lower Mainland, says Sergeant Frank Jang of IHIT.
With respect to this most recent fatal shooting, it does not appear to be gang-motivated.
Ali Khudhair, 24, who was known to police was taken into custody without any incident, and has since been charged with second-degree murder. IHIT said Keryane Arsenault was not known to police.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On November 26, 2018, Chestermere RCMP responded to a residence in the West Creek Mews area of Chestermere where they located 41-year-old Dennis Lewis suffering from gunshot injuries.
He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injury.
On March 23rd, 2021, police announced that 37-year-old Richard Michael Sikora of Calgary has been charged in the murder of 41-year-old Dennis Lewis.
On April 23, 2021, RCMP Major Crimes Unit located and arrested Joseph Pillay, 36, in Vancouver, and charged him with first-degree murder of Mr. Lewis.
On May 4th, 2021 police announced that 29-year-old Jacob Tolchinsky and a 37-year-old Justin Gittens both of Calgary, been charged with the first-degree murder of Dennis Lewis.
Both males remain in custody and are scheduled to appear in Calgary Provincial Court on May 4, 2021.
The 2021 Surrey Homicide List is available here
The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team announced on May 3rd that they have been called in to investigate the shooting death of a 19-year-old male in Surrey.
On April 30th the teen died of a gunshot wound after arriving at Surrey Memorial Hospital just after 1:30pm.
Police said they believe the shooting to be an isolated incident, and it does not appear to be related to any of the other recent violence.
Information will be added as it becomes available.
The 2021 Thunder Bay Homicide Victim list is available here.
Thunder Bay Police responded to the area of Limbrick Street and Redwood Avenue just before 3 a.m. on Friday, April 30th following reports of an injured male.
On arrival police located Liam Edward Simon Slipperjack, 18, suffering from serious injuries as a result of a recent assault. He was rushed to hospital where he died of his injuries on May 2nd.
Desomond Jarrel Keewaykapow, 18, of Thunder Bay was originally charged with Aggravated Assault, however, a charged of Second-Degree Murder in lieu of Aggravated Assault is expected following his court appearance. A 17-year-old Thunder Bay male was also arrested on May 3rd and charged with second degree murder and fail to comply with sentence.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators please call police at 684-1200 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Edmonton police responded to the report of a weapons complaint at a homw in the area of 90 Street and 134 Avenue n May 1st just after midnight.
Police and paramedics located 18-year-old Paul Onalik with life-threatening injuries. He was rushed to hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
On May 3rd, Edmonton police arrested Matthew Weston, 19, and charged him with first- degree murder. The victim and accused were both known to one another. Police will not be releasing any further information as the murder is before the courts.
Homicide Section has taken carriage of the investigation. Anyone with information surrounding this suspicious death is urged to contact EPS at 780-423-4567
Police responded to the report of a shooting in the Scottsdale Centre parking lot on May 1st at approximately 5:00pm.
Police and paramedics located the victim and provided life saving measures, however, the victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Bikramdeep Randhawa, 29, of Surrey. Mr. Randhawa was not known to police.
Randhawa was a corrections officer at Fraser Regional Correctional Centre. Insp. Guy Leeson said “We will examine every potential motive thoroughly. Whether it was a case of mistaken identity, a matter related to his personal life or if there is a possibility the shooting was related to the victim’s occupation.”
“Right now the initial evidence is indicating that this was a targeted shooting,” says Inspector Guy Leeson, head of Investigative Services at Delta Police.
Anyone who hasn’t yet spoken to police, and was a witness, has dashcam or CCTV video, is asked to please call 604-946-4411
According to Toronto police Paul Daly, 54, was last seen on Friday, April 2, 2021, in the Woodbine Avenue and O’Connor Drive area.
On April 17th police said believed Daly was dead, but his remains and his vehicle hadn’t been found. at that time. Courtney Michael Tenn, 40, of Toronto, was arrested and charged with Improper/Indecent/Interference with a Dead Body.
Daly’s remains and his burnt-out Dodge Caravan were located at an undisclosed location. The coroner attended the scene and the vehicle was taken to the Centre of Forensic Sciences. An autopsy was completed and revealed that Daly had been the victim of a homicide.
On Monday, April 26, 2021, Courtney Michael Tenn, 40, of Toronto, was re-arrested and charged with Second-Degree Murder.
The 2021 Toronto Homicide Map is available here
Hamilton police responded to the report of a shooting in alleyway between Birch Avenue and Gibson Avenue on April 28th at approximately 10:30pm.
Police and paramedics located 38-year-old David Anderson suffering from gunshot injuries. He was transported to the General Hospital, where he later died of his injuries at approximately 11:15 p.m. Police believe Anderson was the victim of a robbery.
Anyone with information that you believe could assist Police with the investigation into this crime, you are asked to contact Detective David Brewster at 905-546-4067.
Update April 30th
Hamilton police have released video surveillance of the four suspects fleeing the scene of the shooting in an alleyway just west of Chestnut Ave.
The suspects can only be described as four males at this time and were last observed running eastbound from Gibson Street toward Chestnut Avenue.