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Autopsy complete in Whyte Avenue area shooting

For Immediate Release: 20-Oct-2021 @ 1:20 PM
MRU #: HR21036-2 

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.

Background

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.

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. Anonymous information can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at www.p3tips.com/250.

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