Canada News: Sikh man, son shot dead in gang violence in Edmonton

Harpreet Singh Uppal was previously been shot and wounded in an attack at a pizza restaurant in 2021.

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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.

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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. 

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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

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