Jahanbakhsh Meshkati ID'd as Burnaby, B.C., homicide victim

An Alberta man who had recently moved to Toronto has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday.

The 46-year-old died in hospital after being shot several times on Sunday night

Police officers were at the edge of Robert Burnaby Park in Burnaby, B.C., Monday morning to investigate the scene where a man was shot and killed late Sunday night. (Luke Brocki/CBC)

An Alberta man who had recently moved to Toronto has been identified as the victim of a fatal shooting in Burnaby, B.C., on Sunday.​

Jahanbakhsh Meshkati, 46, was shot several times just after 10:30 p.m. PT near 19th Avenue and Second Street. He died in hospital.

Sgt. Jennifer Pound said Meshkati​ was known to police, but the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) continues to look into a motive. There have been no suspects or arrests made.

Meshkati moved from Alberta to Toronto a couple of years ago. It is not clear why he was in B.C.

Anyone with information is asked to call the IHIT tipline on 1-877-551-4448. To remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or online at solvecrime.ca.