Edmonton (Canada), Canada News: A Sikh man and his 11-year-old son were shot and killed on Thursday in Canada. The Edmonton police are terming the incident as an escalation of gang violence in the Canadian city of Edmonton.
The deceased has been identified as Harpreet Singh Uppal, 41, and his son were gunned down outside a gas station Thursday. As per police reports, the boy’s young friend was in Uppal’s car at the time.
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The young boy
“Mr Uppal was followed with the intention of finding him and ending his life. And it happened. The young boy, his son … we don’t know if he was targeted in that sense. What we do know is that once the shooter or shooters learned the son was there, they intentionally killed him …
He wasn’t caught in the crossfire or killed by mistake. That is sick and twisted,” stated Edmonton police Acting Supt Colin Derksen was quoted stating.
According to press sources, Harpreet Singh Uppal was charged in several incidents, including drug trafficking and gun possession. He was previously been shot and wounded in an attack at a pizza restaurant in 2021