February 19, 2018

Burnaby RCMP ask for witnesses following suspected targeted shooting

Nobody was hurt in what Burnaby RCMP believe was a targeted shooting Friday night at 11:15 in the area of Maywood Avenue and Telford Street. Police believe a man shot from one vehicle at another, but didn't hit his intended targets, before fleeing on foot. "The perpetrators of this were also in a vehicle at the time,” said inspector Davis … [Read more...]

IHIT identifies victim of New West shooting

The Integrated Homicide Investigation team is confirming it was a targeted shooting that claimed the life of a man in New Westminster yesterday.  They are also releasing the victims name. He was 32 year old Sam Balani. Police say he was renting the basement suite where his body was found. The shooting happened early yesterday morning in the … [Read more...]

Arrest made in connection with Chilliwack shooting

RCMP say a shooting in Chillwack early yesterday morning was not gang-related, but say both the suspect and the victim are known to police. A 31 year old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting that sent a 46 year old man to hospital. Police were called by the victim about 4:45 am yesterday. Mounties say around 1 pm, a 31 year old … [Read more...]

Mounties investigating shooting in Chilliwack

Mounties are investigating a shooting in Chilliwack. They say they were called to the area of Ashwell Road and Wolfe Road around 4:45 Saturday morning and found a 46 year old man with gun shot wounds. Police believe the shooting was targeted. They say they don't believe it is related to any recent gang murders in the Lower Mainland. The victim was … [Read more...]

Independent office investigates Surrey shooting

The "Independent Investigations Office" has been called in to investigate part of a double shooting in Surrey shortly after midnight. RCMP a masked man shot a 35-year-old woman in the carport of her home near 63rd Avenue and 127th Street at 12:21am.He then took off. The woman's wounds to her hands and shoulder are not life-threatening and her … [Read more...]

BC therapist says it’s normal for people all over to grieve over Connecticut shooting

A therapist in Victoria says the grief felt locally for those in Connecticut is a very normal reaction. Shelley Gordon says an incident like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary triggers our compassion and empathy. "You know, it's just part of the human suffering that we all share when there's such a tragic loss and such a needless tragic loss, … [Read more...]

IKEA shooting not gang-related

Richmond Mounties are releasing more information about Tuesday's shooting at the city's IKEA. RCMP say they have identified the intended target thanks to witnesses and surveillance footage. Police say the person is known to them but the shooting is not gang related. They are also hunting for a dark green minivan seen fleeing the scene. No one was … [Read more...]

Shooting at the Richmond IKEA

Richmond RCMP have parts of the underground parking lot at IKEA behind police tape after reports of gunshots.  Corporal Sherrdean Turley says police began recieving calls of the gunfire at around 4:30 pm.  Turley says miraculously no one was hurt when the bullets began flying despite a jammed parking lot and lots of holiday shoppers. … [Read more...]

Homicide investigators confirms gangster as shooting victim

Police confirm gangster Sukh Dhak and his bodyguard Thomas Mantel were the men gunned down yesterday in Burnaby. The two were shot to death in the lobby of the Executive Inn. Homicide investigators are looking for suspects. CKNW Vancouver News … [Read more...]

Two dead after daylight shooting in a busy hotel lobby

Two men are dead after a bullets flew inside the lobby of a Burnaby hotel just before the noon hour. Sergeant Jennifer Pound with the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team says two men were found with gunshot wounds when police responded around 11:30 this morning. "All attempts to revive those two males inside the hotel were unsuccessful and those … [Read more...]