Calgary Police identify victims of Wednesday's double homicide

Apr 5 2019, 1:06 am

Two young men were killed in NE Calgary on Wednesday following what police believe to have been a targeted shooting.

According to a release from the Calgary Police Service, two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds in a vehicle on the 2400 block of 37th Avenue at around 2:15 am on Wednesday, April 3.

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The men, who have since been identified as 22-year-old Japneet Malhi of Airdrie and 25-year-old Jasdeep Singh of Calgary, both died as a result of their wounds — one at the scene, and the other while in a Calgary hospital.

Police believe the double homicide to have been a targeted attack, and are now investigating a vehicle that is believed to have been in the area at the time of the incident.

The vehicle is described in the release as “a dark-coloured, four-door, 2002 to 2006 Nissan Altima with a rear spoiler.”

CPS has provided the following surveillance camera photo of the vehicle, along with an example of what they believe the car to look like:

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The dark-coloured, four-door, 2002 to 2006 Nissan Altima believed to have been in the area (Calgary Police Service)

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Example of the dark-coloured, four-door, 2002 to 2006 Nissan Altima believed to have been in the area (Calgary Police Service)

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Example of the dark-coloured, four-door, 2002 to 2006 Nissan Altima believed to have been in the area (Calgary Police Service)

Police are asking anyone with information on the vehicle, or the incident in general, to contact the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877 or the Calgary Police Service’s non-emergency number of 403-266-1234.

Tips can also be left anonymously through Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-222-8477 or by visiting their website.

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