Edmonton Police identify victim of fatal shooting in Whyte Avenue area


The Edmonton identified the victim of a fatalnshooting which took place in Whyte Avenue area earlier this month.

“An Oct. 7, 2021 autopsy conducted by the Edmonton Medical Examiner has confirmed that Tanraj Deogen, 24, died as a result of a gunshot wound, and that the manner of death was homicide,” the Edmonton Police said in a statement.

The incident took place in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 3, 2021.

“At approximately 2:18 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, Southwest Division officers were called to the report of a shooting in the area of 81 Avenue and 104 Street,” the Edmonton Police said, adding that when officers arrived, they located the victim on the street and attempted life-saving measures, but he died on scene.

Police continue to encourage anyone with photos or video related to this homicide to contact the EPS at 780-423-4567 or #377 from a mobile phone.



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