Vancouver Police have identified the victim of the city’s 14th homicide of 2011 as being 38 year old Thuy Yen “Jenny” Vu of Vancouver.
Shortly after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14th, Jenny Vu was shot while sitting inside her parked car in the 6400 block Bruce Street. Jenny’s three year old son was in the back seat during the shooting and was unharmed. Jenny was not previously known to police.
There have been no arrests and detectives from the VPD Homicide Squad are continuing to interview witnesses to obtain a possible suspect description and have not yet determined a motive for the shooting. Officers will be returning to the neighbourhood today to continue searching for evidence in the daylight and canvassing for residents who may have witnessed the shooting.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting and has not yet spoken with investigators or anyone who has pertinent information is asked to contact the Vancouver Police Homicide Unit at (604) 717-2500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.