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Kelowna RCMP release identity of man killed in 2020 shooting

Amanpreet Bal was found dead in a car in Kelowna in March 2020.
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March 29, 2021 - 10:11 AM

It's been a year since Kelowna Mounties responded to gunfire complaints near Trumpeter Court and found a man, dead in the front seat of a vehicle.

The Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit took charge of the investigation and determined it was a targeted shooting, but despite a thorough investigation, no arrests have been made at this time.

"In the hopes of advancing our investigation, we are identifying the deceased as 29-year-old Amanpreet Bal, who had recently moved to the Kelowna area from the Lower Mainland," Cpl Jocelyn Noseworthy, said in a press release.

"We believe this shooting was connected to ongoing criminal activity at that time, the details of which we are not releasing."

If you witnessed this incident, have not yet spoken to police, or have any information about this homicide, you are urged to call the Kelowna RCMP Serious Crime Unit at 250-762-3300. Or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or by leaving a tip online at www.crimestoppers.net


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