Jian Jun Zhu fatally shot at Manzo Japanese restaurant in Richmond BC

RCMP responded to a call at a restaurant near Capstan Way and Garden City Road on September 18th.

Police and paramedics arrived at the Manzo Japanese Restaurant to find two men suffering from gunshot wounds. Paul King Jin was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries and released from the hospital. The second victim, 44-year-old Jian Jun Zhu, was pronounced deceased.

According to reports both Zhu and Jin were key suspects in the RCMP’s E-Pirate money laundering investigation that alleged Zhu ran an underground bank that laundered more than $200 million per year.

IHIT said both victims are well known to police, and they believe the shooting was targetted. Anyone with information is asked to contact IHIT at 1-877-551-4448 or ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

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