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Family of suspect in Maple Ridge shooting gives ‘heartfelt sympathies’ to victims

The family of Angus David Mitchell, the alleged gunman who was shot dead by police in Maple Ridge last week, have offered a statement of sorrow and sympathy to the families of his alleged victims.

Mr. Mitchell was a person of interest in the slayings of two people inside the Royal Oak Sushi House on May 26.

Mr. Mitchell, 26, only appeared on the RCMP's radar after police said he shot his former landlord three days later. The landlord is in serious condition.

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"The family of Angus Mitchell wishes to express our extreme sorrow and heartfelt sympathies to the families of Chinh Diem Huynh and Huong Tran," said the statement issued by the Vancouver Police Department.

"Their deaths were truly senseless. We cannot begin to describe the horror we felt upon learning of Angus's involvement in this tragedy. Our thoughts are also with Angus's former landlord, who we hope recovers fully from his injuries."

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