The Hush Post|06: 43pm| 1-min-read
A 19-yr-old Punjabi youth was shot dead at Abbotsford in Canada. The boy has been identified as Jagvir Malhi. The incident happened on Monday afternoon at about 3:30 pm when a gang of youth surrounded him and shot him dead. The shootout occurred at the area of Ross and Simpson roads in Abbotsford. An air ambulance was pressed into service, but Jagvir succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital.
According to The Abbortsford News, a press release issued by the police said that there were indications that the killing was linked to gang conflict. Malhi was a 2017 graduate of W. J. Mouat Secondary, where he was part of the basketball team. He was a criminology student at University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford.
A friend of Malhi’s told the Abbotsford News that he was a “good kid” with no gang ties.
This is the seventh Abbotsford-related murder this year and the third deadly shooting since October 3.
Another Punjabi youth, Varinderpal Gill, 19, of Abbotsford was fatally shot while in a car at The Junction Mall parking lot.
On October 18, Mandeep Grewal was gunned down at the CIBC bank at South Fraser Way and Clearbrook Road in Abbotsford. He was the brother of gang leader Gavin Grewal. Gavin was the victim of a targeted killing in North Vancouver on Dec 21, 2017.