Anita Nguyen dies in hospital after brazen daylight shooting in North Vancouver

North Vancouver RCMP responded to a report of shots fired in the 1100-block of Lonsdale Avenue on April 2nd at approximately 10:45 am.

Police arrived to find 32-year-old Ngoc Mai (Anita) Nguyen suffering from gunshot wounds. Nguyen was rushed to hospital where police said she was suffering
“non-survivable” injuries. Nguyen died of her injuries in hospital.

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

Rock Habib-Joumaa shot to death on Christmas day in North Vancouver

North Vancouver RCMP responded to reports of a shooting at the 600 block of Seylynn Crescent, on December 25th at approximately 8:12pm.

On arrival police and paramedics found Rock Habib-Joumaa, 25, suffering from gunshot wounds. Habib-Joumaa was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the shooting was targeted, and said Habib-Joumaa was known to police but did not have a criminal record.

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.

Gavinder Grewal found dead in North Vancouver

North Vancouver RCMP responded to the discovery of a deceased man who was found in an apartment in the 1500-Block of Fern Street on December 22nd.

The deceased was identified as Gavinder Grewal, 29,  of North Vancouver. Grewal was known to police to be involved with gang activities. The cause of death has not been released at this time.

In July 2010, Gavinder Grewal was charged with manslaughter in connection with the shooting that killed Mandy Johnson.

IHIT is asking anyone with information about his death Friday to call 1-877-551- IHIT (4448)

UPDATE: Burned body found by Lynn Creek being investigated as a homicide

North Vancouver found the remains of a badly burned person at around 10am in a shelter along Lynn Creek on November 28th.

The victim has not been identified at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT

More to come….

Update January 10
Police have identified the victim as Lisa MacPherson 41.  Police said MacPherson ” lived transient lifestyle, and did not have a fixed address.”