Metro Vancouver homicide detectives are still looking for suspects involved in a grisly Mother's Day shooting.
Karman Grewal, a 28-year-old member of the United Nations gang, was gunned down in broad daylight around 3 p.m. outside the international departures area at Vancouver International Airport.
Grewal was known to police, who did not name him. However, the Vancouver Sun and Gurpreet Sahota, editor of the Chardhi Kala and Akal Guardian papers, have each identified him as the victim.
The UN gang has been in conflict with the Brothers Keepers Gang, according to Sahota.
"More violence expected in coming days," Sahota declared.
Unlike other gangland shootings in Metro Vancouver, this hit is receiving media attention around the world, generating coverage on BBC and CNN.
The killers escaped in a dark SUV, shooting at police who were in pursuit near Sea Island Way and No. 3 Road.
Richmond RCMP said that none of its officers were injured.
A vehicle resembling the suspects' SUV was later found burned in Surrey.
The airport shooting came less than 24 hours after another murder in South Burnaby. A 19-year-old man was gunned down on 6th Street near 13th Avenue around 7 p.m.
Global News B.C. broadcast an image of the shooter pointing his gun as he walked down the street.
The owner of a gym, Shannah Robin told Global News B.C. that he heard four gunshots before running outside and trying to help the victim.
The two weekend shootings come after B.C. Corrections guard Bikramdeep Randhawa was murdered outside Scottsdale Centre on May 1. This was near the busy intersection of 72nd Avenue and 120th Street in North Delta. Randhawa, 29, was not known to police.
Last month, Harpreet Singh Dhaliwal was shot dead outside Cardero's restaurant in the Coal Harbour area of Vancouver.
The B.C. Prosecution Service later announced that Francois Joseph Gauthier, 51, has been charged with first-degree murder and a firearms offence.
There have been 10 shootings in the Lower Mainland in the last three weeks.