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30 year old South Asian man killed on Monday seen a valued member of the community

Darpan News Desk Darpan, 15 Jul, 2020
  • 30 year old South Asian man killed on Monday seen a valued member of the community

The 30-year-old man who was shot and killed in Vancouver's Punjabi Market on Monday has received kudos from the Vancouver Punjabi Market on their Instagram page.

The Vancouver Punjabi Market in its post recognize Amin Shahin Shakur as a good Smaritan and a loved member of the community who was a great supporter of the PMRC. Below is their post on Instagram. 

We would like to acknowledge the recent loss of a valued and cherished member of our community. Amin Shahin Shakur was known to the Punjabi Market as a hardworking business owner and spirited entrepreneur who brought nothing but newfound fun, positivity, and good energy to our Main Street hub.⁠

He was a great supporter of the PMRC and our recent initiatives and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to collaborate. He will be dearly missed at the Punjabi Market. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends, @dank.mart and @thccanada

 
 
 
 
 
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We would like to acknowledge the recent loss of a valued and cherished member of our community. Amin Shahin Shakur was known to the Punjabi Market as a hardworking business owner and spirited entrepreneur who brought nothing but newfound fun, positivity, and good energy to our Main Street hub.⁠ ⁠ He was a great supporter of the PMRC and our recent initiatives and we are grateful to have had the opportunity to collaborate. He will be dearly missed at the Punjabi Market. Our deepest condolences go out to his family, friends, @dank.mart and @thccanada⁠ If anyone has dash cam footage who may have been in the area around 11PM on Monday, July 13, please call investigators at 604-717-2500. Tips can also be sent anonymously to Crime Stoppers. ⁠ Photo: @jamiesekhon

A post shared by The Punjabi Market (@punjabimarketyvr) on Jul 15, 2020 at 1:31pm PDT

Shakur’s death makes it Vancouver's eighth homicide of 2020, with half of the deaths occurring this month.

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