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Police identify Toronto man shot dead in B.C.

By The Canadian Press

BURNABY, B.C. - Homicide investigators have identified a man from Toronto who they believe was killed in a targeted attack in Burnaby, B.C.

Investigators say 46-year-old Jahanbakhsh Meshkati was found with gunshot wounds on Sunday and taken to hospital where he later died.

Police say Burnaby RCMP found him after officers responded to a call.

Homicide detectives are investigating but have not made any arrests.

No suspects have been identified in the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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