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Sikh woman shot dead in 'targeted incident' in Canada

A 21-year-old Sikh woman was shot dead in Canada in a shooting incident outside a gas station in Mississauga.

The Peel Regional Police identified the victim as Pawanpreet Kaur on December 5 and said that she was an employee of the gas station, CBC reported.

The police revealed that the victim was from Brampton and added that when officials arrived at the shooting site, they saw the woman with gunshot wounds. Life-saving measures were attempted but the woman died.

Police said that they believe it was a targeted incident. The homicide unit has taken over the investigation.

After canvassing the area for video and interviewing witnesses, police have determined that the suspect was on foot in the area three hours before the shooting.


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