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Four men charged in Surrey homicide Friday

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Four men have been charged with murder in connection with the shooting death of a man in Surrey early Friday.

Police identified the victim as 28-year-old Yuvraj Goyal.

Shortly before 9 a.m. Friday, Surrey RCMP received a call of a shooting in the 900-block of 164 Street. When they arrived officers found Goyal dead.

A short time later, police were called out to a vehicle fire in the 18500-block of McMillan Road, also in Surrey. Four suspects were later identified and arrested.

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Manvir Basram, 23, Sahib Basra, 20, and Harkirat Jhutty, 23, of Surrey, as well as Keilon Francois, 20, of Ontario, have been charged with first-degree murder.

“Although initial evidence suggests this was a targeted shooting, investigators are working to determine the reason that Mr. Goyal, a 28-year old community member with no history of police contact, was killed,” Sgt. Timothy Pierotti, spokesperson for the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, said Saturday in a news release.

IHIT is asking anyone with information who has yet to speak with police, or anyone who was driving in the 900-block of 164 Street on Friday between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. or in the 18500-block of McMillan Road between 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. with dash-camera footage to contact the IHIT Information Line at 1-877-551-IHIT (4448) or by email at [email protected].

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