Mississauga, December 5: A woman, identified as Pawanpreet Kaur from Brampton, was fatally shot by an unidentified assailant on the night of December 3 in Mississauga city of Ontario province.
According to a press release by the Peel Regional Police on Sunday, the 21-year-old Canadian-Sikh woman was shot dead in an apparent “targeted” killing by an unidentified assailant on the night of December 3.
Police received information about a woman being shot at around 10:39 pm, and located the victim with apparent gunshot wounds upon arrival at the scene. Life-saving measures were attempted however the victim succumbed to her injuries, as per police.
The police believe it to be a “targeted” incident. Little information was provided about the suspect with the killer not being identified yet.
The incident comes days after an Indian-origin teenager Mehakpreet Sethi was stabbed to death by another teenager in a high school parking lot in Surrey, British Columbia.