IHIT appeal to public on one-year anniversary of North Vancouver homicide

North Vancouver, Integrated Homicide Investigation Team

2023-03-10 10:24 PST

File # 2022-326

IHIT continue investigation one year after North Vancouver homicide.


On March 11, 2022, at approximately 2:45 p.m., North Vancouver RCMP received multiple reports of shots fired in the parking lot of the Real Canadian Superstore located at 333 Seymour Boulevard, North Vancouver. North Vancouver RCMP frontline officers and BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) attended and located a man suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, later identified as 34-year old Milad Rahimi, was taken to hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. 

(Link to March 14 Release)

With the assistance of members of the public, IHIT investigators identified a suspect vehicle, a dark blue Mazda 3. On Saturday March 12, 2022 at 7 p.m., North Vancouver Fire Department and North Vancouver RCMP responded to the 300-block of Tempe Crescent, North Vancouver for reports of a car fire. During the investigation, it was determined to be the suspect vehicle - the Mazda 3.

(Link to March 15 Release)

This was a targeted incident that carelessly endangered the lives of those in the area, says Sergeant Timothy Pierotti of IHIT. IHIT continue to investigate to find those responsible.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at ihitinfo@rcmp-grc.gc.ca.

Released by:

Sgt. Timothy Pierotti
Media Relations Officer
Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT)
14200 Green Timbers Way, Surrey, BC V3T 6T3
Office: 778-290-5202

Email: ediv_ihit_media@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Website: homicideteam.ca

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