Vancouver – Vancouver Police are again appealing for witnesses to come forward as an investigation into the 2019 homicide of Mr. Manoj Kumar continues.

“VPD homicide detectives have been working diligently on this file, and continue to make progress towards solving this crime,” says Constable Tania Visintin, VPD. “As today marks two years to the date of the death of Mr. Kumar, investigators are hoping to acquire more leads to help solve the murder and bring closure to Mr. Kumar’s family.”

Just after 8:30 p.m. on April 16, 2019, Vancouver Police received several 9-1-1 calls reporting shots being fired against Kumar in the area of West 4th Avenue and Burrard Street. Mr. Kumar tragically died at the scene. The suspects fled before officers arrived.

“Investigators believe there are people in the community who know who is responsible for this homicide. We encourage those with knowledge of the suspects to come forward,” adds Constable Visintin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact VPD homicide investigators at 604-717-2500 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-8477.