Mark Chahal
Mark Chahal
Background information
Birth name Mark Vijay Chahal
Born ca. 1966

April 5, 1996(1996-04-05) (aged 30)
Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Cause of death Suicide
Attack information
Date April 5, 1996
Location(s) Vernon, British Columbia, Canada
Target(s) Family
Killed 9
Injured 2
Weapon(s) .40-calibre Smith & Wesson semi-automatic pistol
.38-caliber Smith & Wesson revolver

Mark Vijay Chahal was a Canadian/Indian who killed nine people and wounded two others in Vernon, British Columbia, Canada on April 5, 1996, before committing suicide.


  • Rajwar Kaur Gakhal, Chahal's wife
  • Karnail Singh Gakhal, Rajwar's father
  • Darshan Kaur Gakhal, Rajwar's mother
  • Balwinder Kaur Gakhal, Rajwar's sister
  • Kalwinder Kaur Gakhal, Rajwar's sister
  • Halvinder Kaur Gakhal, Rajwar's sister
  • Jaspal Singh Gakhal, Rajwar's brother
  • Jasbir Kaur Saran, Rajwar's sister
  • Balgit "Roger" Saran, Rajwar's brother-in-law


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