January 18, 2018

Shooting in Abbotsford

Abbotsford Police are investigating a shooting that's put a 20-year old man in hospital with non life threatening injuries. Around 10:15 Friday night, police were called to Gladwin and Downes Roads after witnesses saw an exchange of gunfire between two eastbound vehicles. Minutes later, the victim -- who is known to police -- turned up in … [Read more...]

BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit conference could be to do with Kelowna shooting

More details are emerging about a BC Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit news conference Monday announcing a significant development in a gang murder investigation. The unit says no other details are being provided before then. But the murder investigation they're referring to could be a 2011 Kelowna gang shooting in broad daylight outside a … [Read more...]

Details slim after overnight shooting in Surrey

Surrey Mounties say the victim of an overnight shooting in the Whalley neighbourhood will recover. Gang squad officers were spotted at the scene -- on 103A Avenue near Old Yale Road -- but police aren't commenting on a possible motive. They do say the have not made any arrests. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Burnaby Police Shooting

The man shot by Burnaby RCMP officers early this morning has now died in hospital. According to the "Independent Investigations Office" (IIO), the incident began shortly after 1am when police received a 9-1-1 call about a man with a knife in the 4100-block of Albert street in Burnaby. While enroute to the call, an officer encountered a man matching … [Read more...]

Burnaby police shooting

A police-involved shooting in Burnaby has forced the closure of a major commuting corridor. Hastings Street is blocked off by RCMP cruisers at the MacDonald intersection. That's where a man allegedly holding a knife was shot shortly after one this morning. Police at the scene are not talking, but less than two metres from the corner a yellow tarp … [Read more...]

Inquest set in deadly RCMP shooting

Dates have been set for a coroner's inquest involving the shooting death of a troubled man in Surrey by an RCMP officer.   Adam Brian Purdie was 28 when he died March 2nd, 2011. The mountie involved was cleared of any wrong-doing seven months later. Investigators with Saanich police determined the seven-year member had to fire because Purdie … [Read more...]

Targeted victim of Surrey shooting known to police

Homicide investigators have released the name of a man shot and killed in Surrey last night. Just before seven o' clock last night police were dispatched to a "shots fired" call at 168th street and 76th avenue. They found a man on the ground suffering from gunshot wounds. He was rushed to hospital but he died around 1130pm. The victim has been … [Read more...]

One sent to hospital after gang related shooting in Surrey

Surrey RCMP are investigating after a man was taken to hospital Sunday night in serious condition with multiple gunshot wounds. Police were called to the 168th Street and 76th Avenue area at around 7pm for what they say was a gang related shooting. The name of the victim is not being released, but investigators do believe they know who he is.  … [Read more...]

RCMP looking for suspect after shooting at Richmond business

A woman was sent to hospital with non-life threatening injuries after being shot in a Richmond business Friday night. It happened at around 8pm at the Floating Shop Tattoo Parlor on Capstan Way. The suspect fled on foot. RCMP Serious Crimes Unit is investigating, but say the circumstances around the incident are unknown. They're appealing to anyone … [Read more...]

Possible shooting in Surrey

Police have blocked off a neighbourhood in Surrey after a possible shooting. Roads are closed along 132Street between 60Avenue and Highway 10.   One home is behind police tape. A neighbour reports hearing what sounded like three gunshots around 3:30 a.m. He says police arrived, and a person was taken away on stretcher. Police have released no … [Read more...]