21-year-old Pawan Preet Kaur was killed in a shooting in Mississauga, Ontario

Police in Canada’s Ontario province have reported the shooting death of a 21-year-old Canadian-Sikh woman in what appears to have been a “targeted” homicide.

According to a news statement issued by the Peels Regional Police on Sunday, the victim, named as Pawanpreet Kaur from Brampton, was fatally shot by an unidentified attacker on Saturday night in Mississauga, Ontario.

Kaur was shot in front of a petrol station.

Around 10:39 p.m., police got a report of a woman being shot. When they arrived on the scene, they found the victim suffering from what appeared to be gunshot wounds. Despite efforts to save her life, the woman died from her wounds, according to a press statement.

There was not much information given about the suspect.

Nagtegaal stated, “We are not able at this moment to disclose the sex of the suspect, just that it was a party observed departing – all black attire.” He said, “The offender was spotted fleeing the area wearing full dark attire.”

Eyewitness Carmela Sandoval told, “We saw her fall, and then the shooter immediately pointed the pistol at her head. “This comes days after an Indian-origin teenager Mehakpreet Sethi was stabbed to death by another teenager in a high school parking lot in Canada’s British Columbia province.